Jeon Woong-tae, a representative of modern pentathlon in Korea, overcame the sadness of an unpopular event at the last Tokyo Olympics and won his first ever medal. He is sweating hard in the middle of winter with the goal of winning two gold medals in this year’s Asian Games and a gold medal at the Paris Olympics next year.

This is Reporter Kim Hyeong-yeol.


Jeon Woong-tae wakes up the morning of Haenam, a village at the end of the earth, with his teammates and his teammates running vigorously.

He catches his breath for 30 seconds, runs 800m, and runs for more than 12km, then goes straight to the pool to cut through the water.

After 2 hours of fencing training in the afternoon, I get exhausted when I do weight training, but

[Choi Eun-jong/Modern Pentathlon Team Coach: Move big! Don’t you have to have stamina to last a year?] 스포츠토토

We prepare for the new season by wringing out the strength we were sucking on.

[Jeon Woong-tae/Modern pentathlon national representative: Monday is the weakest (training intensity) day… Today the coach came to SBS filming (as if he did it hard)]

Following the first medal ever in Tokyo Olympics, last year’s World Cup final victory and world championships Jeon Woong-tae, who won two gold medals, will challenge for two gold medals at this year’s Hangzhou Asian Games, including two consecutive gold medals in the individual event and a team victory.

In particular, he is determined not to miss the team event where he can stand at the top of the podium with his teammates.

I believe in the so-called ‘become-to-be’, where results follow as much as you put in effort, and the person who becomes a person eventually becomes.

[Jeon Woong-tae/Modern pentathlon national representative: It’s ‘to be the one to be’. really. I also hope that this year we will be the ‘to-do guys’ at the Asian Games…]

Jeon Woong-tae will compete in the World Cup finals and world championships, which will qualify for next year’s Paris Olympics, and run vigorously toward the Olympic gold medal.

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