[Asian Games] Wrestler Kim Min-seok wins bronze medal in Greco-Roman 130kg class… Second prize in a row
Lee Se-yeol and Cheon Mi-ran lost in the bronze medal match… Korean wrestling ‘no gold’ for two days in a row.
Kim Min-seok (30, Suwon City Hall), the heaviest male Greco-Roman wrestling figure in Korean wrestling,
won a bronze medal at the Asian Games for the second time in a row. 토토사이트
Min-seok defeated India’s Naveen 5-1 in the men’s Greco-Roman 130kg bronze medal match at the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held at the Lin’an Sports and Culture Exhibition Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China, on the 5th.
Kim Min-seok played an exploratory game early in the first period and lost a point due to a foul with 1 minute and 12 seconds left.
Although he was in danger, he effectively blocked the opponent’s attack and prevented additional goals.
With 2 minutes and 22 seconds left in the second period, Kim Min-seok tied the score at 1-1 by scoring a point due to an opponent’s foul,
succeeded in consecutive side rolls at parterre opportunities to increase the score to 4 and 5-1.
Afterwards, Kim Min-seok blocked the opponent’s waves of attacks and ended the game.
Kim Min-seok is an ace who won a bronze medal in the heavyweight division for the first time as an Asian athlete at the 2018 World Championships.
He won a bronze medal at the Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games that year, and silver medals at the 2020 and 2022 Asian Championships,
achieving meaningful results in each international competition he participated in.
He was considered a candidate for the gold medal in this competition,
but failed to advance to the finals, losing to China’s Meng Ling-Je in the semifinals.
Kim Min-seok led 1-0 in the semifinals, but gave up a point at the end of the game,
missed out on a ticket to the finals due to the rule of giving priority to the last point.
In the men’s Greco-Roman 97kg class held earlier, Lee Se-yeol (33, Korea Mint) lost 3-4 in the bronze medal match against Japan’s Takahiro Tsuruda and failed to win a medal.
As a result, Korean wrestling failed to win a gold medal for two days in a row.