Woo Sang-hyeok returned to Korea “Barsim, it’s not perfect as the years go by”

‘Smile Jumper’ Woo Sang-hyeok (27, Yongin City Hall), who won a silver medal in the first outdoor competition he participated in this year, said that the current strongest jumper Mutaz Esa Barsim (Qatar)’s skills are not the same as before. showed confidence.

Woo Sang-hyeok jumped 2m27 in the men’s high jump at the opening game of the 2023 World Athletics Federation (WA) Diamond League held at the Suhaim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar on the 6th (Korean time) and came in second after Jubon Harrison (USA) who recorded 2m32.

Mutaz Esa Barshim (Qatar), a gold medalist at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and a three-time winner of the World Championships, stayed in third place with a mere 2m24.

Woo Sang-hyeok, who returned to Korea via Incheon International Airport on the 7th after the tournament, met with reporters and pointed out, “In the case of Barshim, the record came out badly.”

Woo Sang-hyeok continued, “Because it’s early in the season, I think he might not be ready.”

He continued, “I wonder if I will prepare slowly. I would have personally thought that my grades were poor this time, so I will prepare and match the code for the world championship.” There is a lot left, so I think I will come prepared well.”

Regarding Harrison, who came in first place, Woo Sang-hyeok commented, “Just because Harrison won suddenly doesn’t mean that Harrison is playing well.”토토사이트

“The Diamond League is not the most important thing, but the World Championships, Asian Games, and Olympics are the most important, so I think I can do a good game if I continue to compete like this,” he said.

Regarding the foot injury, Woo Sang-hyeok said, “I feel like it was not good at the National Sports Festival at the end of the year. I keep thinking about the area where I felt the pain.” I’m thinking of changing it to active play,” he explained.

Regarding the KBS Cup National Athletics Championships held on the 9th in Yecheon, Gyeongsangbuk-do, which also serves as the Asian Games selection, Woo Sang-hyeok said, “It is an honor to become a national representative.” I am very proud to represent my country at the world championships and the Olympics.”

“Since the season has started, I’m thinking of making it as enjoyable as this Diamond League,” he said.

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