[Asian Games] Korea’s First Ever Medal Secured in ‘Uzbek Judo’ Kurashi
Men’s under-66kg Kwon Jae-deok and over-90kg Jeong Jun-yong advance to the semifinals Korea’s first Asian Games medal was secured in Kurashi, Uzbekistan’s traditional martial art.
During the first day of the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games Curashi held at the Xiaoshan Linfu Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China
On the 30th, Korea’s Kwon Jae-deok, who competed in the men’s under-66kg class,
advanced to the semifinals and secured at least a bronze medal. 토토사이트
This is the first medal won by Korea in Kurash,
which was adopted as an official event at the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games.
In Kurashi, all semi-final losers are awarded bronze medals.
Kurashi is a sport widely enjoyed in Uzbekistan, Central Asia, and the Middle East,
its name means ‘reaching the goal in a fair way’ in Uzbekistan.
There are many similarities to judo in terms of technique and game style, but the difference is that you must not attack the lower body.
At the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Games, which became an official event in the Asian Games.
Korea had two participants but did not win a prize, but produced its first prize-winner in the second attempt.
In the round of 16, Kwon Jae-deok defeated Keshav Keshav (India) in the round of 16.
Defeated Shamuhamed Kurbanov (Turkmenistan) in the quarter-finals.
And succeeded in entering the medal zone.
In the over-90kg event that was held next, Jeong Jun-yong joined the semifinals and secured a bronze medal, bringing Korea home with two medals on this day alone.
On this day, Jung Jun-yong defeated Hussein Misri (Kuwait) in the round of 16 and Satler Nassif (Lebanon) in the quarterfinals.
The semifinals and finals for each weight class, in which Jaeduk Kwon and Jun-yong Jeong will aim for their first ever gold medal, are scheduled to begin at 3 PM Korean time.