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Jin-bang Yang doubled as WT Secretary and Technical chiefNominate Song-chul Kim as Chairman of Referee committee
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  • Approval 2017.09.11 18:16
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World Taekwondo(WT) Secretary-general Jin-bang Yang(Korea) nominated as Technical chairman. Furthermore, Canada's Song-chul Kim, who is the former vice-chairman of Referee committee, was elected as Technical chief, and Mohamed Shaaban, who is Technical chief of Africa Taekwondo Association, was elected chairman of Games committee.

Jin-bang Yang who doubled as chairman of Technical Secretary committee(right), new chairman of Games committee, Mohamed Shaaban.

WT announced their new committee lists on Sept. 7.

Seoul Secretary-general, Jin-bang Yang, who was appointed as secretary and technical chief of the WT, had been nominated to be the secretary position in Dec, 2013.

Yang was spearheading WT Secretariat as secretary chairperson for two years after start his term in WT. Yang was selected again as secretary chief when the former chairman Kook-hyun Jeong steps down.

Yang's 2nd-technical chairman term focuses on successful hosting the World Taekwondo Grand Slam Championships Series in China at the end of this year, and making the generational shift in Games committee.

Referee Chairman was chosen Song-chul Kim who worked as vice chairman of Referee committee in Canada.

The new chairman, Kim, is winning praise for his morality, ability, and his reasonable leadership.

New chairman of Referee committee, Song-chul Kim.

Mohamed Shaaban, Technical chief of Africa Taekwondo Association, was selected to lead Games committee.

Mohamed Shaaban, who is the new chairman of Games committee at his age of 41, has recognized for successfully managing 'WT Ranking point system', and he received great accolades for his fluent communication skills in English, Spanish, Arabic and French with other field coaches.

Sweden's Chakir Chelbat was appointed both Chairman of Para-taekwondo Technical and Referee, and Philippe Bouedo, the former chairman of Games committee was confirmed to have been elected chairman of Education committee.

Korea's Dr. Dae-Hyoun Jeong(Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, SIU-SOM), who served as a medical supervisor at the Muju World Championships in June, was assigned as chairman of Anti-doping & Medical committee.

by Teak Jin, Yang  winset75@naver.com

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