‘Smile Jumper’ Woo Sang-hyeok (27, Yongin City Hall) obtained a ticket to the finals of the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships with a single jump.
Woo Sang-hyeok tied for first place with 2m14 in the men’s high jump preliminary round at the 10th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships held in Astana, Kazakhstan on the 11th. 슬롯사이트
Eighteen athletes competed in the preliminary round, and the race started from 1m90. However, Woo Sang-hyeok passed all 1m90, 2m00, 2m05, and 2m10. While Woo Sang-hyeok was warming up, 7 people were already eliminated.
Woo Sang-hyeok, who started the 2m14 first period, shouted “Let’s go” and crossed the bar with light movements.
Of the 11 contestants who challenged the 2m14, the preliminary round ended when Igore Kosorapov (Kazakhstan) and Wu Guobiao (China) exhausted their first to third periods. Nine people taller than 2m14, including Woo Sang-hyuk, advanced to the finals. Woo Sang-hyeok and Seko Yuto (Japan) are the only two players who advanced to the finals with just one jump.
The men’s high jump final will be held on the 12th at 8:30 p.m. Woo Sang-hyeok, who finished the preliminaries before warming up, can claim the gold medal if he overcomes the burden of his first tournament of the season.