Yun urges Park to “bring joy” to the team
Team Korea aims for 50 gold medals and third place overall
South Korean athletes aim to win up to 50 gold medals and finish third overall at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.
The Korean athletes held a team signing ceremony at the Olympic Hall at Bangdong Olympic Park in Seoul on Wednesday, 카지노사이트 vowing to impress the nation with their passion beyond the color of their medals.
The Games, which were postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic last year, will feature a record 12,500 athletes from 45 countries competing for 481 gold medals in 40 events.
South Korea, which is sending more than 1,140 athletes in 39 events, has set a goal of “winning up to 50 gold medals and finishing third overall.
At the final ceremony, about 780 athletes pledged their commitment.
President Yoon Seok-yeol
Encouraged the athletes in a speech delivered by Culture, Sports and Tourism Minister Park Bo-gyun, saying, “Despite the difficulties of postponing the Games for a year due to COVID-19, the athletes’ strong will and enthusiasm will bring joy to the people.”
“The Asian Games are just 10 days away. I hope you will continue to train and perform your best during the Games. We will play together with the Korean people and support their passion and challenge.”
“Our athletes have been working tirelessly in training and preparing for the Games, despite the difficulties of postponing the Games for a year. I hope it will be an opportunity for Korea to become a sports powerhouse and an advanced sports nation.”
He also pointed out the team’s two main priorities. “We will not define the value of the sweat and hard work of our athletes by the color of their medals,” Choi said, adding that the public will applaud their efforts when they convey their sincerity without regret until the end.
“I also hope that this Asian Games will serve as an opportunity for the public to recognize not only the popular sports but also the unpopular and unrecognized sports. There are so many types of sports and each has its own emotional drama. 온라인카지노 If we have as much love for non-cognitive sports as we do for popular sports, our people will experience greater happiness.”
The event was attended by Minister Park, Korean Olympic Committee President Lee Ki-heung, National Assembly Committee on Culture, Sports and Tourism Chairman Hong Ik-pyo, ruling party secretary of the Committee on Culture, Sports and Tourism Lee Yong-ho.
Member of Parliament Lim Oh-kyung, President Emeritus Kim Jong-haeng, and International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Yoo Seung-min, among others, who wished the athletes well. A number of officials from member sports organizations and athletic federations also attended.
The ceremony was followed by a congratulatory performance by singer Kwon Eun-bi. Athletes were also educated about the Hangzhou Asian Games, including general information and duties.
The main team will depart for Hangzhou on the 20th. 카지노사이트존 The Games will be held from the 23rd to the 8th of next month.