Wrestling star Kim Hyun-woo announces retirement from national team “I will never forget Seongwon.”

 Kim Hyun-woo (35, Samsung Life Insurance), the star of Korean wrestling who impressed fans by winning the gold medal with a black eye at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, returned the Taegeuk symbol.Kim Hyun-woo said in a phone call with Yonhap News on the 13th, “I am retiring from the national team,” and “I will not participate in the first round of national team selection.”He added, “Although I will be missing from the national team, I plan to think about my future career while continuing my career as a player.”Regarding the background to his decision to retire, he said, “I am currently not in good shape,” and added, “I discussed with my family after the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and decided not to compete in the 2024 Paris Olympics.”Kim Hyun-woo said, “I am grateful to those who have supported me so far,” and added, “I will never forget your support for the rest of my life. We ask for your continued interest in Korean wrestling in the future.” Kim Hyun-woo was the star of Korean wrestling, winning a gold medal in the men’s Greco-Roman 66kg class at the London Olympics despite suffering an injury to his right eye.

Korean wrestling went into decline due to underlying problems, but Kim Hyun-woo maintained his pride by achieving significant results at various international competitions.He led Korean wrestling by winning a gold medal at the 2013 World Championships, a gold medal at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games, and a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.However, Kim Hyun-woo could not overcome the weight of time.Various misfortunes also hindered him.He initially set the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the stage for his retirement, but was unable to achieve his goal as he was confirmed with the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19) a few days before the quarterly competition where participation rights were at stake.He postponed his retirement until the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games and devoted himself to training again, but unfortunately suffered a rib injury before the opening of the competition and was unable to win a medal.Meanwhile, Kim Hyun-woo’s best friend, Ryu Han-soo (35, Samsung Life Insurance), the male Greco-Roman 67kg class leader, decided to challenge himself to the Paris Olympics.He applied to participate in the first round of selection for the 2024 national team to be held in Taebaek City, Gangwon-do starting on the 13th.If Ryu Han-su goes through the second round of selection and wears the Taegeuk symbol, he can aim for a spot at the Paris Olympics 온라인카지노 through the Olympic quota competition.

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