The Korea Table Tennis Association announced on the 13th that it dedicated the KTTA Awards Special Award to Choi Won-seok, the former head of the Korea Table Tennis Association, who led the heyday of table tennis in Korea on the 8th. Chairman Choi Won-seok served as the president of the table tennis association from 1979 to 1995 and is evaluated as having led the heyday of table tennis in Korea.
In her autobiography, ‘Fair Play’, Lee Sae-ri, the first gold medalist in Korean ball game history, described former chairman Choi Won-seok as “not an authoritative chairman, but a leader who wants to work with the players”. I was impressed온라인카지노 by the way this delegation came down to Cheongju, where they were training, and participated in the training directly like a member of the athletes to match the atmosphere.”
Chairman Choi Won-seok, who led the heyday of table tennis in Korea, served as the president of the Unemployment Table Tennis Federation for a long time before taking office as the president of the Korea Table Tennis Association, and worked as a table tennis player while attending Yongsan Middle School. During the tenure of Chairman Choi, Korean table tennis showed off his spirit by conquering the 1986 Asian Games, the 1988 Seoul Olympics, and the 1991 Chiba World Championships.
Chairman Choi Won-seok, who is currently serving as the chairman of Gongsan Academy, which runs Dong-A University of Media and Arts and Dong-A Meister High School, has continued his love for table tennis by remaining as the honorary chairman of the Table Tennis Association even after stepping down from the Korea Table Tennis Association in 1995.