Yacht Windsurfing Cho Won-woo Confirms Gold Medal
[Asian Games] Yacht Windsurfing Cho Won-woo Confirms Gold Medal a Day Early
1st place 11 times out of 12 races… Tournament RS: X class ‘last gold medalist’
Cho Won-woo (Haeundae-gu Office) won the first gold medal among Korean water sports in the men’s windsurfing RS:X class at the Hangzhou Asian Games.
Wonwoo Cho took first place in both the 11th and 12th races of the men’s windsurfing RS:X class held at the Xiangshan Sailing Center in Ningbo, Zhejiang, China, on the 25th. 카지노사이트원
Although the 13th and 14th races remain on the 26th, Cho Won-woo,
who accumulated the fewest penalty points (13 points) in the previous 12 races, confirmed the win a day early.
Won-woo Cho showed overwhelming performance,
taking first place in all 11 races except for the first race, where he finished second.
According to the Korea Yachting Association, if you do not participate in one race,
you will receive 7 penalty points.
Even if he does not participate in both races on the 26th,
he can be excluded from the final score once, so the maximum mathematical penalty for Cho Won-woo is 20 points.
Cho Won-woo’s Victory
The total penalty points of Thailand’s Natthapong Ponopparat, who is currently in second place, is 27 points, and even if you exclude the first race (5th place, 5 penalty points), which was the lowest performance, he cannot surpass Wonwoo Cho.
Cho Won-woo’s victory was Korea’s first gold medal in a water event at this competition.
Wonwoo Cho is scheduled to receive the gold medal after completing all 14 races on the 26th.
Yachting is divided into categories depending on the shape of the boat or board used.
The RS: It is a standing sport and requires constant control of the board with the body and constant pumping motions for acceleration, making it one of the most physically demanding events in windsurfing.
Since RS: Wonwoo Cho also competed in this event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics held in 2021 and finished in 17th place.