Short track athlete Lin Xiaojun (27, Korean name Lim Hyo-jun), who competed in an international competition wearing the five-star red flag instead of the Taegeuk mark, added a gold medal in the last World Cup.
Xiaojun Lin crossed the finish line first with a score of 40 seconds 693 in the men’s 500m final of the 6th competition of the 2022-23바카라 International Skating Union (ISU) Short Track World Cup held in Dordrecht, the Netherlands on the 13th (Korean time), Korea’s He beat Lim Yong-jin (27, Goyang City Hall) and won the gold medal.
With the win, Lin Xiaojun won his third World Cup gold medal. Xiaojun Lin, who won two gold medals in the 500m and men’s 5000m relay at the 5th World Cup held in early February, announced his revival by adding a gold medal in the 6th event. In the men’s 5000m relay held on the same day, Lin Xiaojun also took second place after Korea and earned a silver medal.
Lin Xiaojun won a total of 5 medals (3 gold, 2 silver) in the World Cup this season. He announced his revival at the international competition he participated in after three seasons. Lin Xiaojun, who became a naturalized Chinese citizen in 2020, will compete in various international competitions, including the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Olympic Charter, which states that “naturalized athletes must pass three years after participating in international competitions with their original nationality.” could not participate in