The Korea Archery Association confirmed and announced the national archery coaching staff to lead the 2024 Paris Olympics.
The association announced a new coaching staff for the national team on the 22nd.
The leaders who will lead the national team were all held through a public offering system. As a result of the public offering, Hong Seung-jin, who is currently leading Cheongju City Hall, was appointed as the general manager. Hong led the men’s national team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, leading the team to two consecutive wins. He has been the coach of the archery team of Cheongju City Hall since 2009 and is famous for producing Kim Woo-jin, the ace of the men’s national team.
The men’s and women’s teams will be coached by Park Sung-soo, head coach of the Incheon Gyeyanggu Office, and Yang Chang-hoon, head coach of Hyundai Mobis, respectively. Coach Park is a former national team member and served as the coach of the men’s national archery team at the 2012 London Olympics. Coach Yang is a former star player and served as the national women’s team coach twice in 2016 and 2023, winning the title of all events at the Rio Olympics and the women’s team event at the Hangzhou Asian Games for seven consecutive years.
A new person will join the coaching staff. Lim Dong-hyun, the current coach of Cheongju City Hall, who won gold medals in men’s team events at the 2004 Athens Olympics and 2008 Beijing Olympics, will join the men’s team. Kim Moon-jung, the coach of the women’s team who led the women’s team gold medal at the 2002 Busan Asian Games and trained the current world No. 1 player, Lee Si-hyun, while serving as a coach at the Korea Sports University, will lead the women’s team.
Coach Chung Eui-soo, who has been a national team coach since 2021, has been newly appointed as a coach for the compound team. Coach Chung Kyung-soo, who coached the national team with Coach Chung Eui-soo, will once again support the team. 랭크카지노
Meanwhile, through this contest, coaches Lee Chang-hwan and Cho Ye-sim were re-elected to the men’s and women’s teams, respectively, as national standing army leaders corresponding to junior (U-20) level representatives.
“I’m honored to be the general manager of the national team,” Hong said. “The coach, coach, players and association must all move as one team to achieve the results we want. As I’m in charge of a heavy responsibility, I’ll do my best to lead the national team and produce the best results.”
The national archery team has started preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics with the formation of new leaders. The leaders of the national archery team held a workshop on Friday to meet and greet each other.
A total of 32 players, 16 from the 2023 national team and the top 16 from the 2024 national team selection match, will convene on March 26 to start winter training at Jincheon National Training Center. The final roster for the Paris Olympics will be decided through the third round of selection matches for the national team in March and April next year, and the first and second round of final warm-up matches.