Yun Sung-bin, know as “Iron Man on Ice” due to his helmet resembling the Marvel hero, took home a medal in his most recent competition.
Olympian Yun Sung-bin ranked third with a combined time of 1 minute and 42.40 seconds at the first round 2018-1029 IBSF (International Bobsled & Skeleton Federation) World Cup on December 8.
Held in Sigulda, Latvia, Yun’s first and second run had a time of 51.22 and 51.18 seconds, respectively. In first place was Pyeongchang silver medalist Nikita Tregubov (23, Russia) had a combined time of 1:41.87. Martins Dukurs (34, Latvia) took silver with a time of 1:42.24. This is a slight shift from last year’s competition where Yun ranked first.
There is another competition is scheduled to take place on Friday, December 14, in Winterberg, Germany. Yun will be starting 9th.
Translated by O.C