At the tryouts for the national team held in Seoul on Wednesday, Son carried out her signature component fouett pivot with a directly leg, which would earn her 0.2 additionalissues on technical difficulty, as a substitute of folding it when turning.Kim Ji-young of the Korea Gymnastic Association, said, "The difference by way ofratings in rhythmic gymnastics can come down to 0.1 point. Son needsto extend her probability of earning top scores by appearing technically tricky elements".In fact, Son used to be just 0.225 points in the back of Bronze Medalist Liubov Charkashyna of Belarus when she finished 5th at the 2012 Olympics in London. Son played her ribbon regimen to Libertango, a metamorphosis from the classical track she most often choses for her programs. "I've sought afterto accomplish tango for a long time, yet ane wasn't self-assured enough", Son said. "I made up our mindsto move alongside information technology this time because I would like todisplayanything new at the Olympics". Son finished first with a generalrating of 71.300 points on Wednesday. She becomerelatively disappointing in hoop and ball as she neglected the apparatus and gained 17.850 and 17.750, respectively. However, she had a blankfunctionality in club."I will check outchallenging to fortify my weaknesses to win a medal at the Olympics", Son stated subsequently the competition. Son will leave for Russia on Monday next week, and take part in a sequence of global competitions till the Olympics, beginning with the Grand Prix in Moscow in February.
Thongs At The Olympics
The most sensiblescore young female golfer has the youngest identify in many records. She currently resumed schooling in Orlando, Florida, to organize for the 2016 season. I'm worried that it can betoughto damage the `youngest` records as I were given a year older. But I at all timeslove to feel the fun of living my dream, she told an interview with the Dong-A Ilbo. The year 2015 was once her absolute best year ever, as she won the LPGA Rolex Player of the Year Award at the youngest age in golfing history whilst topping the prize ranking. But if asked what score she will be able to hand herself, she replied only 90 out of 100. She acknowledgedthis is because she become disqualified once and was in slump in a good deal of games all through the season. It roughly feels she will never give herself a one hundred given she is an excessive self-driver.
Ko spends maximum of her time this provide day at her swing trainer David Leadbetters academy. She starts her day with stretch workout at nine a.m. and practices shots and shot games for approximately 3 hours. In the afternoon, she continues her working towards and does muscle and aerobicactivity at a gym belowa distinct coach in the evening. After coming home, she finishes her college assignments (she experiences psychology at Korea University) and watches Korean Televisionsystemstill bedtime.
Her new years wish is to wait all tournaments without getting damage and displayexcellentfunctionality at the Olympic Games. She didnt omit to make a wish for her grandmother who is sick. As she had enjoy bad pains in her wrist and handsover the past season, she is more made up our minds to a neater pacing all aroundthe following season. She also expressed her grand dream to win a gold medal at the Rio Olympics this year, opposed to other Korean golfers adding Park Inbee.
Kim Ho-joon took section in Olympics Games in 2010 for the primary fourth dimension in his occupation equally a Korean snowboarder. Lee Gwang-ki used to bethe 1st Korean athlete to advance to the overall at the sector championship in January this year. The 2 snowboarders who returned house on Wednesday after polishing off an out of the countryeducationconsultation in the U.S. seem likefilled with confidence. Kim said, As I worked not easy to toughen my common skills, I have complicated my method as well. Lee said, Letsnow nottake part in the competitions, yet it turned intofantastic because we had considerable time to practice.
Coach Kim Soo-cheol said, We analyzed how we will narrow their gaps in capacity amongst world-class athletes. I had them preparetop jumps and get rid of small motions. The two athletes increased their jumps extraby means of 60 cm to 80 cm. As they stayed in the air for a longer time, they advancedstrategy as well. They also corrected their postures. Trainer Kim said, If they is alsoin a position tohandiest master ways that they lately use, they're going to existcapable of win a medal at the realm Cup.
Both athletes were serving as members of the national team in combinationfor approximately8 years. They've snowboarded together for over 10 years as well. Lee said, I have notthought to be elder brother Ho-joon a rival. We both have the ease ofeach and every other. I wish that Ho-joon achieves more than me. Kim said, We are like a circle of relatives morea true family. We are like biological brothers.
In 2013, he expanded his fan base through his role in "The Heirs," opposite Park Shin Hye and Kim Woo Bin. While "The Heirs" bolstered his image as a beloved drama star, his pursuit of a film career solidified his impact on the Hallyu Wave.For "Gangnam 1970," he transformed from his consistent portrayal of a wealthy teen to embrace the gritty gangster, Kim Jong Dae.
His influence as a Hallyu star spans numerous endorsement campaigns. As a result of his global name recognition, the actor recently served as the international spokesmodel for Korean tourism.
The appointment rite happened at the DDP (Dongdaemun Design Plaza) today, and the Olympic committee stated, "As much as the "2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics", the "2010 Tokyo Summer Olympics", and the "2022 Beijing Winter Olympics" are being consecutively held in Asia, Hallyu star Lee Min Ho has been entrusted to be the honorary ambassador."
Lee Min Ho stated, "I in my opinion revel in sports like skiing and surfing, so I have numerous passion in the Olympics. From now on I can take the lead as the honorary ambassador for the "Pyeongchang Winter Olympics"."
This is going to be one heck of a Winter Olympics with the good-looking Lee Min Ho doing his section to spread the observe about the approaching event!
Figure skating megastar Kim Yu-na has been named as a promotional ambassador for the 2016 Winter early life Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the global Olympic Committee stated in a press unencumber on Thursday. Kim, these days visiting Lillehammer, will meet aspiring young athletes in addition other Norwegian figure skaters, and also attend a workshop there with them. "I am very venerated to be back to enhance the early life Olympic Games and also to be here in Lillehammer to get a sneak peek at the improbable venues. Lillehammer is a gorgeous town and i suspect the athletes will fall in love with this place! After experiencing Innsbruck 2012, I saw first-hand the smiles of the young athletes and the reaction from fans, and i'm so satisfied to be a a section of it once again", Kim used to be quoted as saying.
Figure skating superstar Kim Yu-na participated in A sideline tournament At the exceptional Olympics world Games in Los Angeles, which open closing week.At the development on Monday to let other individuals amongst highbrow disabilities mingle amongst sports superstars or celebrities And advertise camaraderie Among them, Kim changed into once paired amongst Park Mi-sun, An Adolescent badminton role musician.
Even earlier than the fit superstarted, the 2 held hands And took photographs in combination. Kim And Park"s combatants were five-time world champion figure skater Michelle Kwan And A role musician from Indonesia. The fit closinged for twoscore mins. there changed into once no winner or loser, every bit the development puts importance on participation itself."I discovered back that they're simply the similar every bit U.S., flushtide though they may expression up more difficulties", Kim Acknowledged. " i U.S.ed to be moved by means of their pastime and resolution".
Prior to the development, Kim besides Attended A forum At A hotel in Los Angeles where she shared her enjoy every bit A figure skater."honestly, just About ninety % of my occupation changed into once full of hardship And fight, yet a couple of moments of happiness, which got here subsequently wonderful fulfillment, kept me motivated And enabled me to check out flushtide more difficult", she Acknowledged. Kim besides Acknowledged she had an opportunity to reach figure skating classes to Athletes amongst disabilities in 2013 And changed into once inspired by means of their efforts to conquer difficulties. "I wish to take more probabilitys to every bitsist Athletes amongst disabilities And babies", she Acknowledged.
A forum on how to make the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang a success was held in Seoul on Thursday.Figure skating star Kim Yu-na, who serves as a promotional ambassador for the games, pleaded for support for neglected disciplines."The hosting of the Pyeongchang Olympics undoubtedly broadened interest in the event in general, but only certain sports get attention", she said."We can host the Olympics successfully only when nationwide interest in the less popular winter sports increases".
The game was back and forth throughout and as the Mani Keun Jordan Team was trailing 18 to 15 with 5.7 seconds on the clock, Insoo had an opportunity to tie it with 3 free throws because he was fouled at the 3-point line. Unfortunately, he only made one of the three free throws and his team had a lane violation for the third free throw which put Jinwoon at the foul line. Jinwoon missed both free throws but Gangnam Lakers"Jackson was able to grab the rebound and was immediately fouled.With 2.4 seconds left on the clock, Jackson got a free throw in, making the score 19 to 16!
After rebounding Jackson"s second missed free throw attempt, Mani Keun Jordan Team"s Minhyuk was fouled with just 0.3 seconds left on the clock. He made the first free throwand the score was 19 to 17. The only hope left was to purposely miss the second free throw and hope to score a tap in off a rebound to tie the game. Unfortunately, he airballed the second free throw attempt and the Gangnam Lakers took possession of the ball.
In the end, Gangnam Lakers won 19 to 17, earning the gold! Impressively enough, their team captain Jinwoon scored 15 points alone, proving to be an MVP.
EXID"s Junghwa has crowned herself the Queen of Archery with her impressive performance in the women"s archery tournament in the "Idol Star Olympics." That"s right, the girls of EXID not only have sexy dancing by Hani, jaw-dropping singing by Solji, and catchy music but they also have Junghwa, who aimed with a bow and arrow, could take down any haters Katniss-style.
On this day, EXID beat out Girl"s Day to go up to the finals against 4minute with the help of adorable maknae, Junghwa, who boasted an impressive, forceful pose and got three perfect 10s in a row. Bull"s eye! One shot even hit the camera, which was located dead center of the target.