‘4 golds, 1 silver, 2 bronze’
Brilliant record following the ‘overall victory’ at the 36th National Wrestling Championship back in March
YU Wrestling’s golden age by winning the national championship and being selected as national representatives
[July 3, 2018]
<YU wrestling team that swept 7 medals at the 43rd KBS National Wrestling Tournament>
(Left to right: Kim Sung-soo, Park Cheol-woong, Ban Chang-hwan, Kim Ha-neul, Kim Yong-hak, Kim Jong-won, Han Hyun-soo)
The YU wrestling team (Coach Kim Ik-hee) took home seven medals including four gold medals at the 43rd Yang Jung-mo Olympic Victory Commemoration KBS National Wrestling Tournament.
At this tournament held at the Wooseul Gymnasium in Haenam-gun, Jeonnam from June 20 to 26, YU won four gold medals, one silver and two bronze medals for a total of seven medals. Kim Ha-neul (21, Sports Science, junior, 65kg), Kim Yong-hak (20, Special Physical Education, junior, 76kg), Park Cheol-woong (21, Special Physical Education, senior, 97kg), and Kim Sung-soo (20, Special Physical Education, 125kg) struck gold, Han Hyun-soo (20, Special Physical Education, 125kg) won silver, and Kim Jong-won (21, Special Physical Education, senior) and Ban Chang-hwang (20, Special Physical Education, sophomore) won bronze in the 92kg class.
At the 36th National Wrestling Championship, the YU wrestling team took a total of eight medals comprised of two golds, three silvers, and three bronze for overall win in March of this year. Last year, at the 28th Autumn National Wrestling Championship held in December, they won a total of eight medals including four golds, one silver and three bronze for overall victory, thus becoming the top name in college wrestling.
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Coach Kim Ik-hee, who is leading the golden age of YU wrestling, said, “I am thankful to the students who worked hard and followed my leadership despite their busy schedule of schoolwork, training and various tournaments.” He added, “We will continue training hard to continue the golden age of YU wrestling.”