Woo Sang-hyuk, ‘Golden Return’ with the ‘Dream Trophy’… “Next is Hangzhou Jin”

hyuk, who became the first Korean athlete to win the Diamond League Finals competition, where only the world’s best high jumpers compete, had a ‘golden return’. The possibility of gold medal at the Hangzhou Asian Games has been further increased.

Reporter Lee Da-som met with Woo Sang-hyuk.

‘Smile Jumper’ Woo Sang-hyuk appears with a bright smile.

First Korean player to win the Diamond League Finals. Woo Sang-hyuk did not hide his overwhelming emotions during the interview, holding the trophy tightly in his hands.

Woo Sang-hyuk / National track and field representative
“It was just a dream when I was young, I wanted to run, and I never imagined winning. It was just a dream.”

Woo Sang-hyuk, who is full of confidence after surpassing his personal best of 2m35 this season, now turns his attention to the Hangzhou Asian Games. 안전놀이터

Woo Sang-hyuk
“I will not give up until the end and jump high for the Asian Games gold medal”

To win the Asian Games gold medal, we must overcome the ‘world’s best’ Qatar’s Barsim. 

In this season’s highest record, Barsim stands at 2m36cm, narrowly ahead of Woo Sang-hyuk at 2m35cm.

The key is the first jump.

Sanghyuk Woo If Woo Sanghyuk reaches the top, he will become the first high jump gold medalist in 21 years since Jintaek Lee in 2002.
“We are fully prepared to overcome all heights in the first period… I think the psychological battle is reflected there,