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IOC issues warnings to footballer Park, Korean NOC

IOC issues warnings to footballer Park, Korean NOC

12/02/2013

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today issued strong warnings to Korean footballer Jongwoo Park and the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) for inappropriate behaviour exhibited by the athlete during the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The EB also called on the KOC to submit, for the IOC’s review and approval, a programme proposed and designed by the KOC to educate its athletes on the rules of the Olympic Charter and respect for Olympic values.

The Korean men’s football team finished third at London 2012, and the EB has informed the KOC to deliver a bronze medal to Park as long as it done without fanfare or publicity of any kind.

Read the full decision here.

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