2011.9.9 Weekend Picks: Ssireum

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2011.9.9 Weekend Picks: Ssireum

* 2011 Chuseok Ssireum Tournament
* Jinnam Gymnasium, Yeosu, South Jeolla
* From Saturday to Tuesday, 11 a.m.

The traditional sport Ssireum, or Korean wrestling, will be held to celebrate the nation’s biggest holiday, Chuseok.

There will be four classes divided by the wrestlers’ weight, including the maximum 160-kilogram (352-pound) weight class.

Admission is free, and each day, prizes will be given out through a lottery system.
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