Jang-Soon Park

Jang-Soon
Park

  • Date Of Birth:
    April 10, 1968
  • Country:
    Korea
  • Weight:
    74 kg
  • Wrestling type:
    Freestyle

Biography

Jang-Soon Park is a retired South Korean freestyle wrestler, World champion, Asian champion and Olympic champion. Regarded as one of the greatest freestyle wrestler of Korea, Mr. Park was crowned champion at the 1990 Beijing Asian Games, 1992 Barcelona Olympics, 1993 Toronto World Freestyle Championships and placed runner-up at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics as well as 1988 Seoul Olympics.

After his successful career as an athlete, Mr. Park transitioned into coaching the Korean men’s freestyle team since 2000. Mr. Park is a graduate of Korea National Sport University.

 

Awards

Date Event Award
1996 Atlanta Olympics FW 74kg Silver
1992 Barcelona Olympics FW 74kg Gold
1993 Toronto World Freestyle Championships FW 74kg Gold
1990 Beijing Asian Games FW 68kg Gold
1988 Seoul Olympics FW 68kg Silver