KOREAN

Notice Board

  • On 19 June, IPC announced its Governing Board nominees. Former KPC President Kim Sung-il is among 22 candidates nominated for Member at Large Positions. The election for new IPC Governing Board is due to be held on 8 September, along with the IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Governing Board is composed of 15 members, of which 12 are elected at the General Assembly. It is responsible for setting the policies and for ensuring the general directions as well as approving budgets and audited accounts, IPC rules and regulations, and the Paralympic Games sports programmes.  
  • An Tae-sung, former Paralympic Champion in Archery and former head coach of the National Archery Team, will be a first former Paralympian ever to be dispatched abroad as KOICA Para sports advisor. Mr. An will depart for Cambodia in late July after completing the instruction course in Korea. He will be in charge of developing para Archery and training Cambodian athletes for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and 2023 ASEAN Para Games as well as liaising between Korea and Cambodia for Para archery related matters. Mr. An is the three-time Paralympic Champion, winning numerous gold medals at Seoul 1988, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000. He also led Team Korea to a gold medal for Women's Team event at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
  • The First Goyang National Wheelchair Rugby Championships was held on 10-11 June in Goyang City, Korea. The title of Quad division went to Chungbuk Infinity. Daejeon Phoenix claimed title for Open division. The final match is uploaded on the official website of Korea Wheelchair Rugby Association(KWRA) below: http://www.kwra.kr/board/view/family_event/860