Yudo Park Eunsong fulfills dream of replacing maternal grandfather “I did it”
Hangzhou AG Judo women’s 57kg bronze medal winner Feng Feng in tears
Overcame knee and back injuries to win a medal after learning judo from her grandfather
Korean judoka Park Eun-song (24, Donghae City Hall) has won a ‘bronze medal in tears’.
Park defeated Altanseseg Bachouk
(UAE) in the women’s 57 kg bronze medal match in overtime (golden score) on Friday at the Xiaoshan
Linfu Gymnasium in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China.
They were awarded one map each for four minutes of regulation time, but the match was not decided. In
the overtime, Park’s victory was confirmed when she drew two maps from her opponent.
As soon as the match ended, 섯다 Park burst into tears. Even in the mixed zone, she had to hold her face to control her emotions.
“It was a dream come true, and I’m so, so happy to win a medal. I want to do better next time and show a
better performance,” Park said of her bronze medal.
“I think I had a rough patch during the competition. I was pushing myself a lot, and I was pushing myself
physically, but my coach was there to keep me focused and that really helped,” she added.
Her journey to the Asian Games bronze medal was not an easy one.
“I’ve been through so much, and I think that’s why it’s more emotional for me,” said Park, who explained
the meaning of her tears, “I was out of training for almost a year with a knee injury. 카지노사이트랭크 As
soon as my knee got better and I came back, I had a herniated disk in my back, so it was really hard for me mentally.”
“I’m still not in the best shape. He continues to receive injections and take painkillers every day.
But the reward for overcoming her struggles was a medal at the Asian Games.
She can’t wait to share her joy with her maternal grandfather, who watched her compete on TV. It was her
maternal grandfather who first introduced her to judo.
Park was introduced to judo by her maternal grandfather (Mr. Han Sang-ho), 온라인섯다 who owned a
judo center, and she was hooked. She began training with him at the age of seven and went on to
become an Asian Games medalist.
“It’s okay to lose, just do your best,” her maternal grandfather encouraged her in a phone call before
arriving in Hangzhou. The granddaughter, who promised to “really, really try my best,” was rewarded with a medal.
“My maternal grandfather is not in good health these days. It feels so good to be able to show him
something so good. I can’t wait to go and tell him, ‘I did it,'” she cried. 고스톱