Wrestling Ryu Han-su defeats Jeong Han-jae to win the first round of national selection

Wrestling star Ryu Han-soo (35, Samsung Life Insurance) moved up to the next weight class and became the ‘next generation ace’ He defeated Jeong Han-jae (28, Suwon City Hall) and won the first round of national team selection.Ryu Han-su took first place by easily defeating Jeong Han-jae 8-0 in the men’s Greco-Roman 67kg final at the 2024 National Team 1st Selection Tournament held at the Taebaek Highland Gymnasium in Gangwon-do on the 15th.If Ryu Han-soo wins the second round of national team selection to be held in February next year, he will be automatically selected as a member of the national team and receive the right to participate in the Asian quarter and world quarter competitions, which will determine qualification for the 2024 Paris Olympics.Even if you miss out on winning the second round of selection, you can try again to be selected for the national team by competing in the final round with the winner of the second round of selection.

Ryu Han-soo is the star of Korean wrestling, having won the World Championships twice (2013 and 2017).They succeeded in winning two consecutive games at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games and the 2018 Jakarta Palembang Asian Games.However, Ryu Han-soo stepped down from the world’s best position due to chronic shoulder and back injuries and the weight of time.He was planning to retire after completing the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games held this year, but as there were no suitable competitors in Korea, he decided to extend his career until the 2024 Paris Olympics.Meanwhile, Jeong Han-jae, who won the bronze medal in the men’s Greco-Roman 60kg class at the Hangzhou Asian Games, was pushed out by Ryu Han-soo and was prevented from participating in the Paris Olympics.After the Asian Games, Jeong Han-jae had difficulty losing weight and raised his weight class to 67kg, which ended in defeat.He must also compete in the 67kg or higher 스포츠토토존 weight class in the second round of selection.

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