‘Smile Jumper’ Woo Sang-hyuk (27, Yongin City Hall) has pledged for quite some time to make August 11, 2024 (Korean time) “the best day of his life.”Woo Sang-hyuk met with Yonhap News at Incheon International Airport on the 16th after returning from his last overseas training in 2023 and said, “The 2024 Paris Olympics men’s high jump finals will be held a day before the closing ceremony,” and “I am preparing hard for that day.” “I will prepare harder so as not to have any regrets at the Paris Olympics,” he said.The Paris Olympics track and field men’s high jump preliminary round will be held on August 7 next year at 6:10 PM Korean time (10:10 AM on the 7th local time) and will be held at 3:05 AM on August 11 (7 PM on the 10th local time). At 5:00 p.m., the winner of the medal is selected.Woo Sang-hyuk, who secured the right to participate by passing the Paris Olympic standard record (2m 33), has already started preparing to win an Olympic medal.At the end of November, I went to Kaohsiung, Taiwan with coach Kim Do-gyun and lost weight for four weeks to a “competitive level.”Woo Sang-hyuk said, “After the National Sports Festival in October, I took a break for about a month. “He regained his stamina, but also gained weight,” he said. “After four weeks of training, he lost his weight again to around 68kg.” He explained, “It’s similar to the weight I had when I was in the prime of the season.” After attending the Marine Corps camp (18-20 days) prepared by the Korea Sports Council, Woo Sang-hyuk will train a little more in Korea and then resume overseas training in January of next year and begin actual combat in February.

On March 3, the ‘defending champion’ will participate in the 2024 World Indoor Athletics Championships held in Glasgow, Scotland. He participates as a qualified player and aims to win the competition for the second time in a row.Sanghyuk Woo said, “I plan to compete in two indoor competitions in February next year and then participate in the Glasgow World Indoor Championships,” adding, “Of course, my goal is to win the competition two times in a row. For the Paris Olympics, it would be good for me to take the initiative starting from the indoor season. “I want to take the top spot in Glasgow and continue the momentum until the Paris Olympics,” he said.Woo Sang-hyuk, who emerged as the world’s top jumper by placing fourth (2m35) at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, won his first individual gold medal (2m34) in a major competition at the World Indoor Championships in Belgrade, Serbia in March 2022.Continuing the momentum, he surpassed 2m35 at the 2022 World (Outdoor) Championships in Eugene, USA, and ranked second, the highest performance at a World Championships in Korean track and field history.Earlier this year, Woo Sang-hyuk struggled due to sinusitis, and did not compete in indoor competitions after placing second (2m 24) at the Asian Indoor 카지노사이트킹 Athletics Championships held in Astana, Kazakhstan in February.

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