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YU Judo Team won Korea University Judo Federation Competition N

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  • Date : 2022.11.10 14:47
  • Publication Date : 2022.10.26
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Double happy events with Rank 1st by female player KIM Ji-young of Female Judo Team in National Competition for Kurash World Championship

Recognition of extraordinary athletic ability of KIM Ji-young over Judo, Kurash, and Ssireum

[October 26, 2022]

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<YU Judo Team won University Team Event in 2022 Autumn Korean Male & Female University Judo Competition>

(Source: Korea Judo Association)


YU Judo Team (Manager: LEE Jeong-hwa) acquired double happy events.


YU Judo Team acquired double happy events in Male University Team Event in 2022 Autumn Korean Male & Female University Judo Competition and KIM Ji-Young (2nd grade of Department of Special Athletic Education) of Female Judo Team ranked at 1st place in National Contest for Kurash World Championship.


First, YU Judo Team raised got unearned win in the first round, won Kookmin University with 4:1 of score in semifinal round, won Sunmoon University with a 4:1 score in final round, and lifted the championship trophy in 2022 Autumn Korean Male & Female University Judo Competition held in Jangseong Gymnasium, Taebaek-si, Gangwon-do from 16th to 19th.In the Individual Event of the championship, Player KIM Jeong-soo (3rd grade of Faculty of Physical Education, -90kg Level) ranked at 1st place and Player CHOI Won-ho (4th grade of Department of Special Athletic Education) received Best Player Award of the championship.


Player KIM Ji-young (center in below-shown photo) ranked 1st place in National Contest for 13th Kurash World Championship held in Namgung Judo Hall, Cheongju, Chungbuk on 22nd and will participate in the world competition to be held in India on 11th.Previously, Player KIM Ji-young acquired a gold medal in 2022 Korea Kurash Association National Athlete Contest in May and qualified for 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou.


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Kurash is Uzbekistan's traditional martial art and is similar to Judo. It was adopted as a regular item in 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games.


Player KIM Ji-young is accumulating careers as a Kurash player and shows excellent ability as a sports player in Judo, Kurash, and Ssireum including 1st place in 14th Gurye Strongest Women and University Strong Ssireum Competition held in Gurye, Jeonnam in September.


Manager LEE Jeong-hwa of YU Judo Team said, “I thank players for receiving hard training in a difficult environment. Especially, I’d like to applaud KIM Ji-young for pioneering and leading a new sport as well as judo. We will show good results in the world competition and Asian Games in Hangzhou.