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Park Tae Hwan to dispute the KOC's decision on his ban to participate in 2016 Summer Olympics

By jubilantj   Thursday, June 16, 2016   21,651   97   14
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According to a June 16 report by Yonhap News, the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) announced that their decision to forbid Park Tae Hwan from participating in the 2016 Summer Olympics will stand. 


KOC's director Han Jong Hee reportedly stated, "Our aim in establishing the parameters for selecting the national team's representatives is [for the athletes] to maintain a tall order of morality and a level of dignity as public figures. Using performance enhancing drugs clashes with the very fundamental virtues of a fair play mentality and requires a severe penalty and serves as a way to educate the younger athletes." 


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The KOC plan to submit their decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Park Tae Hwan also intends to follow through with arbitration procedures at CAS to dispute KOC's decision. Meanwhile, Park Tae Hwan is currently training in Australia.


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    johwa Saturday, June 18, 2016

    sometimes it's better to know when to quit......it's purely an ego thing..!!

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    Ryo69 Friday, June 17, 2016

    Hypocrites! It wasn't his fault and still got banned for years. In the mean time, rapists and murders are given lighter sentences for "reflecting on their actions."

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    NeonPink Friday, June 17, 2016

    I feel bad for him. He worked hiss ass off, I think it would have been his last time at the olympics, but who knows. too bad he fucked it up

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    ajshawol1990 Friday, June 17, 2016

    Have to agree with the KOC.

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    nq16 Thursday, June 16, 2016

    Eh, he's better off not going anyway considering how unsafe Brazil is at the moment. There's a lot of athletes not participating in the 2016 Olympics.

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    infiniteeeee Thursday, June 16, 2016

    There's not enough time to just suddenly change the committee's minds. Maybe accepting their decision is the best choice. Although I understand his desperation. He's at his peak in terms of age, and four years later he'll be 30.

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    johwa Thursday, June 16, 2016

    ...sometimes, it takes a greater person to know when to quit !!!

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    Wang_Sejung Thursday, June 16, 2016

    This comment has been removed due to violation of our TOS. (Reason: spammer)

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    ajshawol1990 Wang_Sejung Friday, June 17, 2016

    It's a pity they don't have a drug to alter your personality to the better.

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    nanuk ajshawol1990 Friday, June 17, 2016

    Even if they did Wang_Sejung wouldn't take it because all drugs are bad !!!!!!11!!1!!1!!1!

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    ajshawol1990 nanuk Friday, June 17, 2016

    Do you suppose if we ever find her you'll wanna push that drug down her throat?

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    nanuk ajshawol1990 Friday, June 17, 2016

    Wouldn't that mean I have to get close to her? I'll pass, for sure, ahahahah ~

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    ajshawol1990 nanuk Friday, June 17, 2016

    LOL

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    Mondaigirl94 (Banned) Thursday, June 16, 2016

    fish face

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