KOREAN

Notice Board

  • 2017 National Para Badminton Championships will be held on 14-16 April, in Yeongwol County, Korea. Around 200 participants will be involved in the championships from 14 cities and provinces. "We hope to find more young and talented athletes at this championships to achieve sporting excellence," said the Korea Badminton Association for the Disabled.
  • Korea Para Table Tennis Association hosted the 20th National Para Table Tennis Championships on 8-9 April in Namwon city, Korea. The championships provided different categories depending on their impairment type, such as Visual Impairment, Hearing Impairment, Intellectual Impairment. Total of 300 athletes participated in the championships, including Kim Jung-gil and Kim Young-gun, gold medalists from Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
  • The Gangneung 2017 World Para Ice Hockey Championships A-Pool' will mark the end of 28 Test Events for PyeongChang 2018. Seven countries, including USA - defending champion of the 2015 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey World Championships A-Pool, will aim to defend their reign, while others try to overcome the dominant forces of the USA. On 12 April, Korea managed to claim thrilling victory over Germany, with a score of 2-1. Top five teams will be qualified to the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games. Spectators can enjoy the championships without admission fees. For those who would like to enjoy the competition at home, please go check KPC Facebook page as live coverage is available online. All other competition related information is on HelloPyeongChang website(www.hellopyeongchang.com).