The National Inclusive Cycling Competition was successfully concluded on 30 September. It was held for two days(29 ~ 30 September) in Korea International Circuit(KIC), located in Yeongam, Korea. Park Sang-kyu claimed Men's Sports for All Division(Wheelchair Cycling) title and received Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism award.
This year's competition provided a separate facility and space for participating cities and provinces, so that athletes could easily store and repair their wheelchair cycle and have proper warm up. Athletes and their families welcomed organizers' progress towards barrier free society, since it well exemplified the theme of the competition, the inclusive festival for persons with and without impairments.
Korea Wheelchair Basketball League(KWBL) started on 29 September and will last until 17 December. The Opening Ceremony was held in Suwon city on 29 September. Total of 5 teams, including the Seoul City, Goyang City Holt, Daegu City, Jeju Special Province, and Mugunghwa Electronics, are faced off in the league. The top two teams of the regular season will advance to the championship games and they will play the best of three matches in Jeju city(15 ~ 17 December). Let's see if Jeju Special Province will be able to secure the back-to-back title this year.
For more information on the Korea Wheelchair Basketball League, please visit the official website(www.kwbl.or.kr). The website provides Live broadcast and highlights of the league.
* The official website provides Korean language only.
The National Inclusive Cycling Competition will be held from 29 September to 30 September in the Korea International Circuit(KIC). KIC is a Formula One(F1) circuit located in Yeongam, South Jeolla Provice, Korea and first circuit in Korea to meet the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile(FIA) Grade A standard. The circuit can accommodate up to 130,000 spectators, with 16,000 seats in the main grand stand.
This year's competition will be composed of 3 divisions with members of wheelchair cycling clubs and non-disabled cycling clubs, and professional athletes, which exemplifies progress towards a more inclusive society and appreciate diverse nature of people.
*It is organized in accordance with rules and regulations of UCI, setting basis to become internationally recognized event.