Magnus Kim, who participated in the Pyeongchang Olympics, won a silver medal in the U competition as a Norwegian representative
Magnus Kim, the gold medalist in men’s cross-country skiing at the 2017 Asian Winter Games, won a silver medal at this year’s Winter Universiade, representing Norway.
Magnus Kim participated in the 2023 Winter Universiade, which closed in Lake Placid, New York, USA, and won three silver medals in the ski cross-country men’s 10km individual classic and 30km relay.
Magnus Kim appeared at the Universiade under the Norwegian name of Magnus Bø.
Born to a Norwegian father and a Korean mother, Magnus Kim was born in Busan in 1998 and has been running around the snowfields with the Taegeuk mark under the name Magnus Kim since 2015.
He displayed unrivaled skills in Korea, winning three gold medals in the 2013 Winter Sports Festival and four gold medals in the 2014 and 2015 Winter Sports Games. has won
Before Magnus won the gold medal at the Asian Winter Games, the best performance in the Asian Winter Games for Korean men’s cross country was a bronze medal. 바카라
Also, the gold medal at the Youth Olympics was the first in Korean skiing history.
At the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, he came in 45th out of 119 in the men’s 15km free event.
Also in March of that year, at the International Ski Federation FIS World Cup, he ranked 19th in the sprint category.
Considering that the peak comes after the late 20s due to the nature of the sport, he is a player with great potential for future development, but he decided to go on the international stage as a Norwegian player from the 2018-2019 season.
Fluent in Korean with a Busan dialect accent, he said at a press conference at the time, “It was an inevitable decision to further develop as a player,” and “I feel sorry for those who have helped me in the meantime.”
It was an expression of his will to become a top-class athlete while working in Norway, a world-class skiing powerhouse.
Instead of Magnus Kim, he served as the flag bearer for the Norwegian team at the opening ceremony of the Winter Universiade under the name of Magnus Bø, and won three silver medals.
“Winning his first medal for Norway is very special,” Magnus posted on social media.
He has his Korean name ‘Kim Magnus’ written on his SNS profile.