“Kabaddi is my destiny” by Woo Hee-jun, former ‘Miss Korea – Special Forces’

September 16, 2023 0 Comments

There’s a women’s kabaddi player with a unique story: she was a Miss Korea and served as a special forces officer.

The contestant radiates charm with her elegant smile and fiery dance.토토사이트

This is Woo Hee-jun, the 2019 Miss Korea.

After representing Korea at the world pageant, Woo was commissioned as a major the following year and became a soldier.

He was good enough to be deployed overseas as a specialist, but in June of this year, he chose to leave the military.

He did so to compete for the Korean karate team at the Hangzhou Asian Games.

[Woo Hee-joon / National Kabaddi Team: “I started playing kabaddi when I was 22, and I’m 30 this year, so I think it’s not an exaggeration to say that I spent almost all of my 20s playing kabaddi. I’ve been playing for seven or eight years, so I think it was destiny.”]

Kabaddi is a popular sport in India, but many people still don’t know about it in Korea, so he kindly introduces the sport.

[“It’s a system where you make a touch and if you make it back to your own side safely, you get a point for the number of touches you made.”]

[“To put it simply, you have to catch it and make sure the attacker doesn’t get back to your side of the field. It’s like hopscotch.”]

Injuries are a fact of life in a sport that is built on hard training and physicality.

Woo lives today for one reason.

To win the Asian Games medal he narrowly missed out on five years ago in Jakarta.

[“If we win a medal this time, it will be the first women’s kabaddi medal, and we will do our best to bring home the gold with a good performance. Kabaddi fighting!”]

[“Korean kabaddi team, gold!”]

I’m Lee Mu-hyung from KBS News.

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