On October 30, the two participated in the second round of preliminaries, and played a total of 15 games. Unfortunately, their average game scores did not meet the requirements to pass on to the training course.
Lee Hong Ki started off well by reaching a high score of 225, but his condition later worsened and he finished with an average game score of 200. Combined with his previous game score, Lee Hong Ki concluded with an average game score of 186.1.
Kim Soo Hyun stayed focused till the end in an effort to bring up his score, but the actor concluded with an average game score of 201.5. With his previous score of 183.1, the actor’s combined score of 186.1 unfortunately did not pass the required average game score of 200.
Out of all the 97 participants, Kim Soo Hyun was ranked 77th, while Lee Hong Ki was ranked 83rd.
Despite starting the preliminaries with impressive results, Kim Soo Hyun and Lee Hong Ki will be unable to attend the 4-days-and-3-nights training course for the consideration of the new class of professional bowlers.