|2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships, 5th Day|
|Writer : Admin| Date : 2019-09-05| Hit : 517|
Belt Wrestling, Kyrgyzstan Keeps its pride of origin country
- Ju-jitsu, A gold medal prospect, Swain Anupama, Securing a bronze -
- Kurash, A Korean female player, Lim Uju, unprecedently grabbing a gold -
It has been the fifth day of 2019 Chungju World Martial Arts Masterships, which is turning Chungju area into a furnace of wild excitement through spectacular martial arts. In belt wrestling matches held in previous day, Kyrgyzstan, a country of origin, make a clean sweep of medals.
Kyrgyzstan claimed a gold Madaminbek Sharshenaly in Male Alysh –80kg(classic), a silver Komiliddin Abdurakhimov in male Alysh +80kg and a bronze Eldiiar Seksenbaev in male Alysh-70kg(classic)
As for female matches, Nagira Sarbashova (Alysh +65㎏, freestyle) Ulzhan Dyussembayeva (Alysh –65㎏, freestyle) claimed golds, Nurzat Baktyiar Kyzy (Alysh –65㎏, freestyle), a silver, and Elzada Momunzhanova(Alysh –55㎏, freestyle), a bronze. Korea won only a bronze in male Alysh –80kg(classic) claimed by Kim Yonguk.
Mongolia claimed the most medals(1 gold, 2 silvers, 2 bronzes) in Ju-Jitsu. Dagva Tumurpurev claimed a gold(male –94㎏, contact), while Munkhtur Davaadorj (Male –85㎏, Fighting) and Batbaatar Khulan (female –70㎏, fight) grabbed silvers, and Gantumur Bayanduuren(male -62㎏, fight), Dolgorjav Enkh-Erdene(male –69㎏, contact), bronzes.
For female –63kg Ju-jitsu, Swain Anupama(India), a gold medal prospect and a holder of first ranking of 2018 Open World, managed to secure a bronze. In the meantime, Korea won two bronzes, one in female –52kg, Newaja by Kim Jiseon and the other in male –85kg, fighting by Jang Seongyeong.
Uzbekistan, an origin country, was strong in Kurash, but pursued closely by Turkmenistan, Taiwan and India. Unprecedently, Korea claimed a gold, setting the record to rights. In Kurash, Arbor Jabborov (male –60kg) and Umid Esanov(male –73kg) from Uzbekistan grabbed golds.
While medals of the rest of the classes fell to hands of Japan, Mongolia and Taiwan players, Lim Uju(21) grabbed a gold in female –78kg class. Lim Uju, shifting to Kurash from Judo 2-3 years ago as recommended by her teacher, said that she was fascinated by skills and game rules of Kurash. It is significant that she won a gold in the Masterships which is co-hosting World Kurash Competition in the sense that it is not a popular game and she has never been an outstanding player.
Lim Uju said, “I am so glad that my hard work is ultimately paid off by a gold medal. Thanks to the recommendation of my teacher, I had a great experience. I hope it can be a momentum to promote Kurash further in Korea.”I will work hard to perform better in other major competitions in the future. ”v
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