Former Artistic Swimming athlete Park Ji-young (53), former vice president of the Korea Swimming Federation, was appointed as the new chairman of the Sports Ethics Center. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said on the 17th, “We have awarded a letter of appointment to new Chairman Park Ji-young,” and said, “Chairman Park will serve for three years until January 16, 2027.”
The new Chairman Park is a first-generation Artistic Swimming athlete and served as Vice President of the Korea Swimming Federation, Vice President of the Korea Women’s Sports Association, Vice President of the Seoul Metropolitan Sports Council, International Swimming Federation Artistic Swimming International Referee, and Asian Swimming Federation Technical Committee Member. In addition, after graduating from the Department of Physical Education at Ewha Womans University, he completed a master’s degree in Political Science and Diplomacy at Yonsei University and a doctorate in the Department of Physical Education at Korea National Sport University.
Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Yoo In-chon said, “The Sports Ethics Center is an important organization established to protect athletes from human rights violations and sports corruption in the sports industry.” He added, “The new chairman will establish the Sports Ethics Center based on the experience and expertise he has accumulated over a long period of time as an athlete and sports administrator.” “I hope you lead well,” he said. The Sports Ethics Center continued its acting system for about three months after the 온라인카지노 retirement of former Chairman Lee Eun-jeong in October last year.