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Lee Jun-ho, 3 gold medals in the men’s division at the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics Championships

Artistic gymnastics men’s and women’s individual all-around winners Lee Jun-ho and Shin Sol-i (center)

Men’s artistic gymnastics all-round player Lee Jun-ho (Jeonbuk Provincial Office) won three gold medals and ended 2023 on a hot note.

Lee Jun-ho won the men’s individual all-around (80.900 points) and parallel bars (13.800 points) at the 2023 Artistic Gymnastics National Championships held at the Yanggu Culture and Sports Center in Gangwon-do for three days from November 30 to December 2, which also served as a selection event for the 2024 national team and candidate athletes. ) and bars (14.100 points) swept the three events.

Lee Jun-ho is an athlete who excels in all six men’s artistic gymnastics events, which include floor exercise, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars, and horizontal bars.

Korean men’s artistic gymnastics, which has made it to the Olympic finals eight consecutive times from the 1992 Barcelona Olympics to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, ranked 14th at this year’s World Championships and will not be able to participate in the team competition at the 2024 Paris Olympics.

Instead, Lee Jun-ho will compete in the men’s individual all-around competition at the Paris Olympics as an individual according to the national quota distributed by the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG).

Artistic gymnastics all-around championship double parallel bars scene

In the women’s division, Shin Sol-i (Gangwon Provincial Sports Council), who has established herself as a new star, scored 52.675 points in the individual all-around, which includes vault, uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise, beating Lee Yoon-seo (Gyeongbuk Provincial Office, 51.250 points) to second place. I pushed through and won.

The Korean women’s gymnastics, led by Shin Sol-i, Lee Yoon-seo, Eom Do-hyeon (Jeju Samdasoo), and Yeo Yeo-jeong (Jecheon City Hall), ranked 11th at the World Championships and dramatically won a ticket to the team competition at the Paris Olympics next year.

This is the first time in 36 years since the 1988 Seoul Games that Korean women’s gymnastics has participated in the Olympic team event, a competition site for 12 countries.

The Korean Gymnastics Association held a performance improvement committee after the comprehensive championships and selected 12 men and women as national team members and candidate athletes for next year.

Moon Geon-young (Gwangju Physical Education High School), who achieved seven gold medals in the men’s high school division for the first time at this year’s National Sports Festival and ranked third in the individual all-around (79.401 points) and first in the floor exercise (14.367 points) at this year’s comprehensive championships, also wore the Taegeuk symbol. 스포츠토토맨




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