KOREAN

Notice Board

  • 2016 National Shooting Para Air Rifle Championships was held on 8 - 10 December in Cheongju, Korea. It was the last Para Shooting competition held in 2016. It attracted many top athletes, including Rio 2016 medalists Kim Geun-soo and Lee Ju-hee as well as the 36th National Para Games MVP Park Chul among 30 others.
  • PyeongChang Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee(POCOG) organized a 'Paralympic Awareness Raising Workshop' at KPC Icheon Training Center. It took place on 6 December and provided various programs, including Training Center tour, Para sports experience, and presentation. POCOG staffs, KPC staffs, Host/Venue cities, and related NFs and Games stakeholder attended the event. IPC CEO Xavier Gonzalez was also invited as a guest speaker, presenting on Paralympic Games legacy and its impact on developing integrated societies.
  • The Third Para Ski Camp was held on 5 - 9 December in PyeongChang, Korea. It shall be held three times this year, targeted for persons with Intellectual Disability, Physical Disability and Visual Impairment on each occasion. On the first day, participants were first introduced to the sports, including sports equipment, level test, and various training courses. Individual evaluation was followed by the training course on the last day.