Weightlifting legend Jang Mi-ran, current status after retirement…”Professor Jang?

In the YouTube web entertainment ‘Ex-Convict’, which was released on the 12th, Lee Chang-seop of the idol group ‘BTOB’ visited Yongin University. In the broadcast, Lee Chang-seop took a weightlifting class with students from the physical education department at Yongin University, and Jang Mi-ran appeared as a professor and drew attention.

After checking attendance, Jang Mi-ran, wearing a training suit, corrected the posture of the students doing strength training. Chang-seop Lee also received training from Jang Mi-ran, including learning deadlift posture.

During the workout, Lee Chang-seop asked Jang Mi-ran, “How many kg do you do for the three major exercises?” In response, Jang Mi-ran said, “I did the back squat with 275kg, the deadlift with 245kg, and I didn’t do the bench press well, but I did the military press, but I lifted 105kg.” When everyone was surprised by the fact that she weighed 625 kg in total, Jang Mi-ran smiled and said, “I am also surprised when I see pictures of myself as a player.” When asked about restaurants near Yongin University, Jang Mi-ran burst out laughing, saying, “There are too many.”

Jang Mi-ran, the pride of Korea’s weightlifting, started weightlifting in 1999 when she was in the third year of middle school at the recommendation of her father. Since then, he has achieved the feat of winning four consecutive World Championships in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she became the first domestic female weightlifter to win a gold medal. 메이저놀이터

Jang Mi-ran, who graduated from the Department of Physical Education at Korea University in 2010, continued to study and exercise for after her retirement. In 2012 she won her bronze medal at the London Olympics and she announced her official retirement in January 2013. She is currently living her second life as a professor at Yongin University. At the Jang Mi-ran Foundation, which she founded in 2013, she is also carrying out a project to nurture youth athletes and re-socialize retired players.

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