□ 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.