Sports

In order to find and nurture excellent sports players with professional qualities and educate them with a broad knowledge of sports and physical education, Inje University operates a sports department that can contribute to the development of the local community and national sports. The rowing team was founded in 1988, body building team in 1990, ssireum wrestling team and field hockey (women) in 1991, and soccer team in 1996. All athletes are doing their best in their places. The teams perform well consistently, with many playing for the national team.

Phone : +82-55-320-3010
E-Mail : sports7@inje.ac.kr

Rowing Team

Rowing Team
Established in 1988, the rowing team performs well in national rowing competitions. Jang Gang-eun, Class of 2012, participated in 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games and 2008 Beijing Olympics, and Kim In-won, Class of 2013, competed in 2012 London Olympics. Park Hyeon-su, Class of 2017, has been competing on the national rowing team since 2015, and won third place in the 17th Asian Rowing Championship and participated in the Asian regional competition for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Hockey Team

Hockey Team
Founded in 1991, the hockey team is leading various hockey competitions in Korea. Park Mi-hyeon (Class of 2007) participated in the 2004 Athens Olympics during her stay at Inje, and Jo Hye-jin (Class of 2016) competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics. The Korean women’s hockey team won a silver medal in the 16th Guangzhou Asian Games, during which Inje alumni such as Kim Seong-hee, Park Mi-hyeon, Kim Jong-hee, Kim Da-rae, and Cheon Seul-gi played for the team.

Soccer Team

Soccer Team
Founded in 1996, the soccer team competed in various Korean events to achieve good results. The team won bronze medals during the National Sports Festival in 2004 and 2007.

Ssireum Wrestling Team

Ssireum Wrestling Team
Founded in 1991, the ssireum wrestling team plays an important role in continuing the line of this Korean traditional sport. Kim Gyeong-su (Class of 1996), who won the heavyweight national championship in 1995 and 1996, graduated from Inje University, as well as Hwang Gyu-yeon (Class of 1997) who won the middleweight national championship twice and heavyweight championship twice, and is now the coach for Samho Elephant Ssireum Wrestling Team. Jang Jeong-il (Class of 1999) won the lightweight championship five times, while Lee Seul-gi (Class of 2008) won the heavyweight championship twice and middleweight championship three times. Jeong Gyeong-jin (Class of 2009) won one heavyweight championship and six middleweight championships.

Bodybuilding Team

Bodybuilding Team
Founded in 1990, the bodybuilding team participated in various Korean competitions until 2005 to win awards. The team also trained Lee Jin-ho, the bodybuilder who won the first place in Mr. Asia and World Games in 2009. Lee Jin-ho, in Class of 1998, also won Mr. Korea award in 2005 while he was still studying in Inje University.