Female shot putter Yu-seon Jeong (26, Ansan City Hall), who became the first Korean to win a gold medal at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championships, received a congratulatory message from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Park Bo-gyun said on the 13th, “Congratulations to Jung Yoo-seon, who won the valuable gold medal for the first time in Korean history at the 10th Asian Indoor Athletics Championships.” It was an amazing scene that showed off his potential,” he sent a congratulatory message. “In particular, the fierce gold and silver competition between the two players with the national flag on their chest until the end gave a great impression and pride to the hearts of our people,” he added. 안전놀이터
Minister Park also said, “I strongly applaud the passion and fighting spirit of Player Jung, who believed in himself and demonstrated outstanding skills until the end.” I will support you along the way,” he said.
Jung Yoo-seon threw 16m98 in the women’s shot put final at the 10th Asian Indoor Track and Field Championships held in Astana, Kazakhstan on the 11th and took first place. Sujeong Lee (30, Seogwipo City Hall) took second place with a 16m45 after a close match.
She became the first Korean to win a gold medal at the Asian Indoor Track and Field Championships. Previously, Choi Yoon-hee, who jumped 4m30 and placed second in the women’s pole vault at the 5th Hangzhou Games in China in 2012, was the only medalist. On the 10th, the first day of the 10th competition, Yu Gyu-min in the men’s triple jump won a bronze medal, becoming the second medalist after Choi Yoon-hee, and Jung Yoo-sun finished the event with her first gold medal.