Kim Un-yong

South Korean sports administrator (1931-2017)

Kim Un-yong or Un Yong Kim (3 March 1931 – 2 October 2017) was a South Korean sports administrator, Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee, and founding member of the WTF executive board.[1][2] Kim Un-yong was elected the president of the Korean Taekwondo Association on 23 January 1971.[3] He was born in Daegu, South Korea.

Kim in 2012

ReferencesEdit

  1. "IOC official jailed for corruption". BBC. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  2. "S Korea Taekwondo chief held". BBC. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  3. Gillis, Alex (2013). A Killing Art: The Untold History of Tae Kwon Do. Ecw Press. p. 214. ISBN 978-1-55490-674-1.