‘Figure skating general’ Kim Ye-rim (20, Dankook University) said that the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics became the driving force for this season’s growth.
Kim Ye-rim, who finished the 2023 International Skating Union (ISU) Figure Skating Four Continents Championships, entered the country through Incheon International Airport on the 14th with his teammates. Her silver medal, which she won by placing second in the women’s singles, was hanging around her neck.
He took first place in the short program of this event, but was beaten by Hae-in Lee (Sehwa Girls’ High School) in second place in the total score, including the free skating score. 바카라사이트
Kim Ye-rim said at the press conference on his return home that day, “There were many things I regretted, but I am happy on the one hand and a little saddened by the good results. I don’t think I gave up (the championship) because I did it,” he said.
It’s a pity that she missed the championship, but Kim Ye-rim shows a lot of growth this season.
He prepared for the 2022/23 season after placing ninth at the 2022 Beijing Olympics, and in November of last year, he placed second at the 3rd ISU Senior Grand Prix event and won his first medal at the Senior Grand Prix around his neck. She then won her first gold medal at the 5th Grand Prix competition held in Japan in the same month, earning her the right to advance to the final competition, ‘Wang of Kings’.
She was the first Korean female singles player to win the senior Grand Prix gold medal and qualify for the finals since Yuna Kim (her retirement) in the 2009/10 season, although she was out of shape at the final event and she only finished 6th out of 6.
In addition, at the Four Continents Championships, he won a silver medal, a second consecutive medal after last year’s bronze medal, and a step up.
“I’m having a very happy season because I’m constantly on the podium or getting good results in international competitions,” said Kim Ye-rim, “I think I can continue to perform well this season as I was greatly motivated by the Beijing Winter Olympics.” said.
He added, “For the first time in the season, I am receiving prize money while continuously winning medals, and I am very proud of myself as a player. I feel proud for the first time, and that is a great motivation. I want to become a better player in the future.” .
Kim Ye-rim showed a desire to look at the ‘top’ in the next competition. The 104th National Winter Sports Festival will be held on the 15th to 19th of this month, and the ISU World Championships will be held on the 20th to 26th of the following month.
Although he is running with chronic back pain, Kim Ye-rim said, “It’s not enough to affect the next game. If I manage my condition and injuries well, I think I can get good results in the next tournament.” I think I have to try, and since the season ends with the world championship, I want to play a game without regrets.”
He said, “I have a little bit of regret this time, so I have a lot of thoughts that I want to do well in the next tournament. I will do my best to prepare for the remaining period.”