First senior stage experience… Short Track Kim Gil-ri “I’m confident in my stamina”
Reporter Kim Hee-joon = Kim Gil-ri (19, Seo Hyeon-go), the hopeful of the women’s short track team who boarded the adult national team for the first time in the 2022-2023 season, expressed satisfaction with the results of the first Senior World Cup series.
Kim Gil-ri, who is now in the beginning stage, showed confidence in her physical strength, but also pointed out her race operation as a point to supplement.
Gilly Kim returned home with her teammates on the afternoon of the 14th after the 6th competition of the 2022-2023 International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cup.
Kim Gil-ri, who succeeded in wearing the Taegeuk mark by beating prominent players in the national team selection match in May of last year and winning the Taegeuk mark, proved that she is a talent to grow into a next-generation ace on her first senior stage.
Kim Gil-li, who won 7 gold medals, 4 silver medals, and 4 bronze medals in the 1st to 6th World Cup competitions, scored a total of 700 points in the World Cup rankings, which is ranked by overall performance, and was awarded a total of 700 points, and was ranked by Schjaner Swielting (Netherlands, 1062 points) and Courtney Saro. (Canada, 776 points) and Hanne Desmet (Belgium, 744 points), and came in fourth in the final.
Kim Gil-ri won gold medals in the women’s 1500m in the 2nd and 5th World Cup competitions, and also took first place (450 points) in the World Cup rankings in this event.
Gilly Kim, who had just stepped onto the senior stage, was clearly nervous as she interviewed her.
He said, “I am happy that the first senior World Cup series has been completed well.
Gilly Kim said, “From the 1st and 2nd competitions, I had unexpectedly good results. Then, I had a goal to maintain the 1st place in the 1500m World Cup rankings.”
The World Cup, where he competes with the world’s best players, was a ‘place of learning’ for Kim Gil-li.
Kim Gil-ri said, “During the competition, I experienced a lot of things that I hadn’t experienced much, and in terms of races. I learned more about the parts I wasn’t familiar with in race management.” He said,” I looked back.
However, he gained confidence by feeling his strengths among his outstanding players.
Gilly Kim expressed his confidence to the fullest, saying, “He thought I was the best physically than the other players.” 토토사이트
Being with Choi Min-jung (Seongnam City Hall), the current national team ace, was also of great help to Kim Gil-li. Kim Gil-ri expressed her gratitude, saying, “Every time I played, (Choi) Min-jeong and her older sister taught me a lot. He also encouraged me, which was a lot of help.”
Gilly Kim is determined to continue his momentum at the Short Track World Championships, which will be held on the 10th and 12th of next month at the indoor ice rink in Mok-dong, Yangcheon-gu, Seoul.
He expressed his desire for the gold medal, saying, “This is a game where a lot of Korean fans come, so I will work harder to prepare than before. My goal is to be the first to cross the finish line at the World Championships.”