The best short track countries miss the world championships

The best short track countries miss the world championships

The two short-track powers of South Korea and China, as well as the top speed skater from Canada, were not included in next month’s world championships.

The South Korean Federation announced at the end of January that it would not participate in the World Championships, which will be held from March 5-7 in Dordrecht, the Netherlands.

Dutch media also reported that China and Japan have withdrawn their registrations. There are no two current import list

Then on Canadian Tuesday Kim Putin She announced that she would miss the world, giving priority to preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

South Korea has been the most successful country in the short Olympic history, since it made its debut as a medal sport at the Albertville Games in 1992. It won six groundbreaking medals and three golds at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympiad.

Korean men won gold medals at the last world championships in 2019. The 2020 worlds were among the first major international sporting events to be canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The short path was greatly affected by the epidemic. The entire 2020-21 World Cup season has been canceled, making the Dordrecht World Cup the first global competition at the highest level in 13 months.

Short track speed skating was the most successful winter sport in host country China for the 2022 Olympic Games. Wu Daqing He is the Olympic champion and world record holder in the 500m race.

Putin was awarded a medal in all three Pyeongchang singles events. Worlds in Canada still include the most decorated Olympic Speed ​​Skaters, Charles Hamlin

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The United States is still in the world, competing for its first World Cup medal since 2014.

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