Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo In-chon met with International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice Chairman Sermien Ng at the Seoul branch of the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art in Jongno-gu, Seoul on the morning of the 30th to discuss ways to continue to utilize the Olympic legacy and develop the Olympics. discussed. Minister Yoo first expressed his gratitude, saying that the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympic Games are being held successfully thanks to the efforts of the IOC and others.
Vice-Chairman Eung congratulated the Games on being successfully conducted thanks to the passion and dedication of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the 2024 Gangwon Organizing Committee, Gangwon Province, Games management staff and volunteers, and responded that he was particularly impressed by the fact that they held a festival that combined sports and culture. Vice Chairman Ng, a former Singaporean yachtsman, was elected as an IOC member in 1998 and has been serving as Vice Chairman for the second time since 2020, following 2009-2013. In 2018, he was appointed as the honorary chairman of Kukkiwon and devotes special affection and attention to Taekwondo. Minister Yoo and Vice Chairman Eung agreed to 스포츠토토존 work together to have virtual Taekwondo adopted as an official Olympic sport.