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YU won the 23rd Jeungpyeong Ginseng Cup National Ssireum Competition. N

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  • Date : 2022.06.23 09:55
  • Publication Date : 2022.06.14
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Conquer the country one year after winning President's National Ssireum Competition

Domination of Ulsan University with 4:3 at the final 

Player JEONG Jong-jin and Director HEO Yong received Commendation from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

[June 14, 2022]

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[Source of photo: Korea Ssireum Association] <YU Ssireum Team worn the 23rd Jeungpyeong Ginseng Cup National Ssireum Competition.>

(From upper left, Director HEO Yong, Players HONG Ji-heun, KIM Tae-yoo, JEONG Jong-jin, LEE Hyeon-seo (3rd grade), PARK Seok-ho, LEE Hyeon-seo (2nd grade), and Coach LEE Seung-ho;

From lower left, Players KIM Min-jae, KIM Yoo-seong, WOO Jae-hyeok, LIM Jae-min, and LIM Ki-do)


YU Ssireum Club (Director HEO Yong) worn team match in the 23rd Jeungpyeong Ginseng Cup National Ssireum Competition. YU conquered the country about 11 months after winning team match in President's National Ssireum Competition.


  YU ranked at the 1st position with Domination of Ulsan University with 4:3 at the final of college team match held in Jeungpyeong Comprehensive Sports Center in Jeungpyeong-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do in October last year. YU showed a favorable start with 2:0 of score with the winning by Player LEE Hyeon-seo (2nd grade of Department of Department of Special Physical Education) at Gyeongjang Level (-75kg) and Player PARK Seok-ho (4th grade of Department of Special Physical Education) at Sojang Level (-85kg) but showed a crisis of 2:3 of score with continuous defeats at Cheongjang Level (-85kg), Yongjang Level (-90kg), and Yongsa Level (-95kg). And then, the situation returned to original state with winning by Player KIM Tae-yoo (2nd grade of Department of Special Physical Education) at Yeoksa Level (-105kg) and Player HONG Ji-heun (1st grade of Faculty of Physical Education) at Jangsa Level (-140kg) won the final with 2:0 of score against a player heavier than him by 30kg resulting in Yu’s winning with 4:3 of final score.

  Director HEO Yong of YU Ssireum Club said, “Since Jangsa LEE Seung-ho, who recorded 10 times of Geumgang Jangsa, came to YU as a dispatch coach, players’ skills have been significantly improved. I thank Jangsa LEE Seung-ho for selection of YU Ssireum Club in spite of better conditions. I also thank parents who always enthusiastically support the players, MOYO who is a fan of YU Ssireum Club, and alumni of YU Ssireum Club. We will do our best to show better results in remaining competition this year.”

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  Meanwhile, Player JEONG Jong-jin (4th grade of Department of Special Physical Education) received commendation from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the commemorative event of the 11th Korea Ssireum Day which was recently held. His contribution in technical development and positive image generation of Korean Ssireum by winning many competitions in his college life was accepted. Last year, Director HEO Yong received commendation from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism for his contribution in expansion of the base of domestic Ssireum and in cultivation of players.


  YU Ssireum Club was the first college Ssireum club founded in 1954, won team matches and individual matches more than 200 times for 68 years, and produced many famous players and teachers including HONG Hyeon-wook and SOHN Sang-ju, etc.