Minister of National Defense Encourages Sergeant Woo Sang-hyuk of the Armed Forces Sports Unit – Press Release | Briefing Room | news

□ Minister of National Defense Lee Jong-seop encouraged Sergeant Woo Sang-hyeok and officials of the sports unit, who raised the status of the Republic of Korea and the Armed Forces with excellent results by participating in the men’s high jump at the 2022 World Athletics Championships on July 25th.

□ The 2022 World Athletics Championships was held from July 15 to 24 in Oregon, USA.

ㅇ Byeongjang Woo, who participated in the men’s high jump, won a silver medal with a record of 2.35m.
* Qatar Bashim 2.37m (gold medal), Ukraine Prochenko 2.33m (bronze medal)

ㅇThis is the best result and first silver medal at the World Championships in Athletics in Korea.

□ Accordingly, Minister Lee invited Sgt. Woo Sang-hyeok, who achieved the best performance ever, and an officer of the sports unit to encourage them.

ㅇ Minister Lee congratulated Sergeant Woo Sang-hyuk and the officials of the sports unit for achieving achievements that will go down in the history of Korea’s athletics with his indomitable military spirit and outstanding skills,

ㅇ He said, “I am proud of Sergeant Woo who raised the honor of our Republic of Korea and the military and gave great emotion and hope to the people,” he said.

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