IOC Athletes Commission selection process begins… 5 candidates, disclosure of aspirations during the interview
Lee Dae-hoon, Kim Yeon-kyung, Jin Jong-oh, Kim So-young, Park In-bi… On the 14th , Oh Jin-hyeok gave up
and was selected as the final candidate at the elders’ meeting… Election campaign at the Paris Olympics
A closed interview with the Korea Sports Council Evaluation Committee,
the first gateway to selecting Korean candidates for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes Commission,
was held on the 10th at the Olympic Parktel in Bangi-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul.
Taekwondo Lee Dae-hoon (31), volleyball Kim Yeon-gyeong (35), shooting Jin Jong-oh (44),
badminton Kim So-young (31), and golfer Park In-bi (35) participated in individual in-depth interviews for 30 minutes starting at 1:00 pm on the same day.
Archer Oh Jin-hyeok (41), who applied for the candidate,
did not participate in the interview and withdrew because he was participating in the training camp in Paris, France,
in preparation for the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou.
Oh Jin-hyeok said, “The Korea Sports Council initially informed us that an interview would be scheduled between the second and fourth weeks of August.”
Oh Jin-hyeok’s side requested a video interview with the Korea Sports Council, but it was not accepted.
Except for Oh Jin-hyeok, the other candidates met with reporters before the interview
Introduced the process of challenging the IOC Athletes Commission and their strengths, and then went straight into the interview room to answer the judges’ questions. 카지노사이트
The evaluation committee was composed of experts from inside and outside the sports association,
It is known that they asked questions related to various criteria, such as the knowledge that athletes should have as a member of the committee.
In addition, the judges specializing in English evaluated the players’ ability to use foreign languages.
Olympic career and performance, international activities and recognition, candidate suitability were also included in the evaluation criteria.
The candidates all looked nervous.
Kim Yeon-kyung canceled her recently scheduled broadcast appearance and focused only on her interview, prepared answers to her expected questions at her agency’s office this morning.
Jin Jong-oh, who challenged the athlete committee eight years ago but failed after receiving a low score in foreign language skills, said that he devoted himself to studying English conversation with a private tutor.
Golf Inbi Park
Golf Inbi Park showed off her strengths by boasting fluent foreign language skills, such as answering in English at the request of reporters in her pre-interview.
The Sports Association plans to select three candidates based on the interview results and decide on one final candidate through a senior council meeting at 11:00 am on the 14th.
Afterwards, the Athletes Committee will decide on the final candidates on the 16th and 17th, the Sports Association plans to notify the IOC of one final candidate in the last week of this month.
The Sports Association did not disclose the face of the interview evaluation committee to ensure fairness.
The elders’ meeting is chaired by Kim Jung-gil, former president of the Korea Sports Council,
Park Yong-seong, former sports president Kim Jeong-haeng, Lee Kang-doo, former national life sports president, Suh Sang-gi, former Korea Olympic Committee vice chairman Chang Chung-shik, former Korea Golf Association president Yun Se-young,
Seoul National University Physical Education Department honorary Kwon Yoon-bang.
It consists of nine members, including professors and Sejoong Chairman Cheon Shin-il.
Representing Korea, Lee Ki-heung, president of the Korea Sports Council, and Yoo Seung-min,
A member of the Athletes Commission, are active as IOC members.
Former Gold Medalist
Member Seung-min Yoo, a former gold medalist in men’s singles table tennis at the 2004 Athens Olympics, who was elected in the Athletes Commission election held during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, ends his eight-year term at the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.
Athletes commissioners enjoy the same rights as regular IOC members, such as voting on the selection of the Olympic host.