‘Monster Kim Min-jae’ also appeared on the wrestling board. ‘Super rookie’ Kim Min-jae (21, Yeongam-gun Folk Ssireum Team), who conquered the college stage and made his debut in folk wrestling this year, announced a generational change by winning the Baekdu class (under 140 kg) in the first tournament of the new year.
Kim Min-jae defeated Oh Jeong-min (Mungyeong Sae-jae Ssireum Team) 3-0 in the 2023 Lunar New Year Ssireum Tournament Baekdu Jang Decision Match (3 wins in 5 matches) held at Yeongam Indoor Gymnasium in Yeongam-gun, Jeollanam-do on the 24th and climbed the flower palanquin.
Kim Min-jae is called a “monster” because of his overwhelming skills, just like the soccer player of the same name, Kim Min-jae (Naples), 먹튀검증 who entered the European soccer big league this season and is making a big success. Last year, as a university student (University of Ulsan), she left a strong impression by beating prominent seniors in the Dano and Cheonha competitions.
The birth of Cheonha Jangsa, a college student in a wrestling field, is a ‘great incident’ that appeared in 37 years since Lee Man-gi, who was a student at Kyungnam University at the time, in 1985.
Kim Min-jae joined the Yeongam-gun Folk Ssireum Team and as soon as he debuted on the adult stage, he won the New Year’s Day business title and announced the appearance of a monster. He beat seniors Kim Jin (Jeungpyeong-gun Office) and Jang Seong-bok (Mungyeong Saejae Ssireum Team) in succession in the quarterfinals and semifinals, and then defeated even Oh Jung-min in the final and roared. After winning the first and second rounds with snatches and pushes, he intelligently shook off opponents who tried to push them in the third round.