[Asian Games] Cho Kwang-hee and Jang Sang-won Advance to the Finals of the Two-Person Kayak 500m… Passed the Preliminary Round in 2nd Place
1 second 462 behind China in first place… Choi Ran, Lee Ha-rin, Kim I-yeol, and Hwang Seon-hong also advanced to the finals.
The pair of Kwang-hee Cho (Ulsan Metropolitan City Hall) and Sang-won Jang (Incheon Metropolitan City Hall), two of the leading figures in Korean canoeing,
easily reached the finals of the canoe sprint kayak two-person 500m at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games.
The pair of Cho Gwang-hee and Jang Sang-won recorded a time of 1 minute 37.030 seconds in the preliminary round of the competition held at the Fuyang Water Sports Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 30th,
advanced to the finals in second place out of 13 teams. 카지노사이트위키
They were 1.462 seconds behind the Chinese team that ranked first in the preliminaries (Boo Tingkai and Wang Chongkang, 1 minute 35.568 seconds).
It was 0.973 seconds faster than the third-place Iranian team (Sefer Sachi-Payman Gavidel Siah Sofiani, 1 minute 38.003 seconds).
The finals will be held at the same location at 12:40 PM Korean time on the 2nd of next month.
Two-Person Kayak 500m
Gwang-Hee Cho, the ‘strongest kayaker in Asia’,
won the kayak single-person 200m event in succession at the 2014 Incheon and 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games.
In this competition, as that event was eliminated, he teamed up with Jang Sang-won to compete in the two-person kayak 500m race.
The pair of Choi Ran and Lee Ha-rin (Buyeo County Office),
who participated in the women’s two-person kayak 500m,
also ranked 5th overall with a time of 1 minute 55.803 seconds and will advance to the finals.
The gap with the Kazakh team (Olga Shmelyova-Irina Podoinikova, 1 minute 49.240 seconds),
which took first place in the preliminaries, was 6.563 seconds.
In the canoe two-person 500m preliminaries, Kim Yi-yeol and Hwang Seon-hong (Korea Sports Promotion Foundation) crossed the finish line in 1 minute 54.470 seconds and secured the last ticket to the finals, following Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Japan, Thailand, and Iran.
Kim I-yeol (4 minutes 42.382 seconds) will also compete in the finals of the canoe single-man 1,000m.
However, looking at the preliminary records alone, there was a gap with the medal-worthy athletes.
Tajikistan’s Shahyor Daminov, who took third place in the preliminaries,
recorded a time of 4 minutes 7.271 seconds, more than 35 seconds faster.
Canoeing is largely divided into sprint and slalom.
Sprint is a race played in calm water, while slalom is competed in rapid water with a flow speed of 2 m/s or more on a course with obstacles such as rocks.