Chuncheon Curling ‘Team Ha’ Winter Universiade Silver Medal
The Korean women’s curling team ‘Team Ha’ (Chuncheon City Hall, photo) won the silver medal at the 31st Winter World University Games (Winter Universiade).
Team Ha, composed of leader Lee Seung-jun, Ha Seung-yeon (skip), Kim Hye-rin (third), Yang Tae-yi (second), and Kim Su-jin (lead), defeated China by 4 in the finals of the tournament held at Saranac Lake Civic Center in New York, USA on the 22nd (Korean time). They lost by -6 and took the silver medal.
Tim Ha, who advanced to the semifinals in first place with a record of 8 wins and 1 loss in the preliminaries for this tournament, defeated England, the only team to lose in the preliminaries, in the semifinals. She aimed for the first Winter Universiade gold medal in women’s curling, but was pushed back by China and promised her next opportunity. Meanwhile, Korea won 12 gold medals, 8 silver medals, and 9 bronze medals, which is the record for the most medals in the Winter Universiade this time, with a total of 29 medals, surpassing Japan (48 medals total, including 21 gold, 17 silver, and 10 bronze). He then finished the race in 2nd place.토토사이트