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Five Korean athletes, including b-boys Kim Heon-woo (Wing), Kim Hong-yeol (Hong10), and b-girl Jeon Jeon-ye (Freshbella), will compete in the breaking qualifiers for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris. Five Korean b-boys and b-girls have been named to the Olympic Qualifier Series (OQS) roster for the breaking event qualifiers for the Paris Olympics, announced by the World Dance Sport Federation (WDSF) on Friday. Kim Heon-woo, Kim Hong-yeol, and Park In-soo (Kill) will compete in the men’s breaking category .Kim is a “living legend” in the b-boy world, having won gold at the WDSF Asia Breaking Championships in Hangzhou, China, last July to secure an early OQS berth.

Another ‘legend’ and veteran, Kim Hong-yeol, secured his spot in the OQS with a silver medal in the breaking event at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games in September last year .Park In-soo narrowly edged out Kim Jong-ho (Leon) after a domestic dispute. The top 14 athletes with the highest Olympic qualifying points (ranking points) are eligible for the OQS, excluding athletes who have earned a direct ticket to the Olympic Games through World Championships and continental competitions. Park Insoo and Kim Jong-ho were tied with 1020 ranking points from July 1, 2022, to Dec. 31 of last year, the calculation period. However, according to WDSF rules, a maximum of three b-boys and b-girls per country can compete in the OQS.

With Kim Heon-woo and Kim Hong-yeol already qualified for the OQS, only one of the two athletes could qualify for the OQS, and the WDSF awarded the spot to Park In-soo due to his better performance at the 2022 World Championships .On the women’s breaking side, Jeon Jeon-ye (Freshbella) and Kwon Sung-hee (Starry) will be competing for a spot in the main draw .Jeon and Kwon qualified for the OQS by finishing in the top 14 in ranking points. Kim Heon-woo, Kim Hong-yeol, Park In-soo, Jeon Jeon-ye, Kwon Sung-hee and other national b-boys and b-girls will compete in the Olympic Qualifier Series, the breaking qualifier for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, in Shanghai, China in May (Round 1) and Budapest, Hungary in June (Round 2).The combined results of the two events will determine the 카지노사이트킹 number of qualification spots for the Paris Olympic Games.

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