First Champion of Greco-Roman Wrestling in DPRK
Yun Won Chol bagged a gold medal in the 2013 World Wrestling Championships.
Greco-Roman wrestling has been played for a long time since the 1st Olympics.
In the past European players with good physical fitness of upper part of body held championship in this event.
Yun Won Chol won the gold medal in the men's 55kg Greco-Roman category of the 2013 World Wrestling Championships for the first time as a Korean, thereby glorifying the country.
In May last a meeting of International Wrestling Federation changed some rules of game.
2 minutes 3 bouts game changed into 3 minutes 2 bouts game.
The changed rules required higher mental power, physical and technical ability and perseverance.
Yun Won Chol took part in the game in the sky-high spirits with a determination to give a report of victory to the motherland.
He trounced European players including Croatian, German and Russian players.
On the 20th he played the finals with a south Korean wrestler amid the deep interest of experts and fans.
Displaying strong mental power, various special techniques and perseverance he pushed his rival into the position of the defensive. He actively used sudden counterattack and unique techniques and, at last, defeated the south Korean wrestler and won the world championship.
The spectators raised a shout of joy, clapping.
A flag of DPRK was hoisted amid the solemn playing of Patriotic Song.
Yun was very happy to offer a report of victory to Marshal Kim Jong Un.
Ju Ryong Pong