Seoul, Korea, December 2, 2020: IOC Member and OCA Entourage Committee Chair Ryu Seung-min has been re-elected as President of the Korea Table Tennis Association, reports Olympic.org.
On this occasion, Ryu was praised for his ongoing work to enhance the voice of the athletes at all levels and his efforts to promote the Olympic values through innovative sports education programmes at the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation, of which he is also President.
Ryu, 38, is Vice Chairman of the Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 Organising Committee. He competed in four Olympic Games from 2000 to 2012 and won table tennis gold in 2004, silver in 2012 and bronze in 2008.
He became an IOC Member in 2016 and is a member of the following IOC Commissions: Athletes (2016-), Athletes' Entourage (2016-2018), Marketing (2016-2018), Olympic Education (2018-), Coordination of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad Los Angeles 2028 (2019-), Sustainability and Legacy (2020-).