Kim Su-ji of Korea poses with her bronze medal won in the women's 3-meter springboard diving event at the World Aquatics Championships at Hamad Aquatic Centre in Doha,  Feb. 9. EPA-Yonhap

Korean diver Kim Su-ji has grabbed a bronze medal at the ongoing world championships in Qatar, becoming the first diver from the country with multiple medals at world championships.Kim earned the bronze medal in the women’s 3-meter springboard event at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha on Friday (local time), with 311.25 points. With her parents watching from the stands, Kim held off Maddison Keeney of Australia by 8.30 points for the medal.Chang Yani and Chen Yiwen, both of China, picked up the gold and silver medals with 354.75 points and 336.60 points, respectively.Kim had won bronze in the women’s 1m springboard at the 2019 world championships in the Korean city of Gwangju. She is now the only Korean diver to have won multiple medals at the Worlds.

Korea has so far produced two other world championship medalists in swimming: Park Tae-hwan and Hwang Sun-woo in men’s freestyle swimming.By reaching the final of the 3m springboard, Kim also earned a spot in the Paris Summer Olympics scheduled for this year. She will be making her third Olympic appearance, after 2012 and 2021.No Korean diver has won an Olympic medal.”In Gwangju five years ago, I didn’t think I was good enough to compete at this level. I felt I was lucky to win a medal then, and the medal didn’t feel as great as this one,” Kim said in a statement released by the Korea Swimming Federation. “I feel I’ve grown so much over the years. I feel so happy 카지노사이트킹 that I’ve been rewarded for my hard work. And this medal is extra special because I was able to win it in front of my parents.

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