SEOUL (Yonhap) – Volleyball’s Kim Yeon-kyung (35), golf’s Park In-bee (35), taekwondo’s Lee Dae-hoon (31), shooting’s Jin Jong-oh (44), archery’s Oh Jin-hyeok (41) and badminton’s Kim So-young (31) have formally submitted their candidacies for 카지노 a spot in next year’s International Olympic Committee (IOC) athletes’ selection process. On Thursday, the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) closed the nominations for IOC athletes for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics, and the nomination documents for the six athletes were submitted. The nomination is the first gateway to the IOC Athletes’ Commission election process, which is scheduled to take place during the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris next July. Serving as a bridge between the IOC and athletes, Athletes’ Commissioners have the same rights and responsibilities as IOC members, including voting on the hosting of the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, and can contribute to sports diplomacy .A total of four Athletes’ Commissioners will be elected during the Paris Games, with athletes voting on candidates nominated by their National Olympic Committees (NOCs). Each NOC has until September 1 to nominate one candidate to the IOC. The KOC will finalize the Korean candidate after an internal review by the Athletes’ Commission. All six athletes in contention have left their mark on Korean sports history. Kim Yeon-kyung is a “living legend” of women’s volleyball who led South Korea to the quarterfinals at the London 2012 and Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games. In addition to playing for the national team, she has also played in overseas leagues, including Turkkiye, and is one of the best players of all time .Inbee Park is known as the “Empress of Golf” for her 21 victories on the U.S. Women’s Professional Golf (LPGA) Tour.In addition to winning all four major championships, she also won a gold medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, completing the first-ever Golden Slam .Lee won a silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics and a bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and is a three-time world champion in taekwondo .Jin Jong-oh has won six medals at the Olympics – four gold and two silver – tying him with archer Kim Soo-ning (4 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) for the most medals by a South Korean athlete in history. Kim Yeon-kyung, Park In-bee, Lee Dae-hoon, and Jin Jong-oh had already announced their intentions to run, but the addition of Oh Jin-hyuk and Kim So-young made it a “six-way battle .Oh has been the anchor of South Korea’s men’s archery program, winning gold in the individual event in London and the team event in Tokyo, and helping the team to a bronze medal in London. He also won five team gold medals at the World Championships .Kim So-young is a leading badminton women’s doubles player who won a bronze medal with Gong Hee-yong at the Tokyo Olympics. There have been two IOC athletes from South Korea .Moon Dae-sung, a gold medalist in taekwondo at the 2004 Athens Olympics, was first elected in 2008, and Yoo Seung-min, a gold medalist in men’s singles table tennis at the Athens Olympics, was elected in 2016 to serve an eight-year term. Yoo was selected as the South Korean candidate in 2016 after competing with Jin Jong-oh and current Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Jang Jang-ran, a former Olympic gold medalist in weightlifting, and finished second out of 23 candidates from around the world in an Athletes’ Commission vote held during the Rio Olympics .The evaluation process for selecting a Korean candidate takes into 카지노 account the athlete’s career, including their Olympic performance, and their ability to work internationally, including speaking foreign languages. Yoo was in a dead heat with Jin Jong-oh for the South Korean nomination, with a large gap in the language category giving him the edge.

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