Head for the world stage! NTT Athletes
- Date of Birth:
- November 12, 1993
- Busan, South Korea
- My Favorites:
- Watching movies
He started playing rugby in his third year of junior high school.
In his third year of college, he became a representative of the Korean Sevens.
In the 2019 men's qualifying sevens rugby match for Asia competing for the right to play in Tokyo 2020, in the finals, he seized the opportunity to turn the game to his team's favor, significantly contributing to Korea's victory and winning the right to play in the Olympics for the first time in the history of South Korean rugby.
Goals for this season
I will show you how much my performance has improved since last season.
Do you have any good luck ritual before competing?
I do not do anything special before competing..
Like other players, I shower thoroughly and shave. After arriving at the pitch, I carefully stretch and massage my body.
Message for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
As I will represent my country,
I am working hard to get ready with a sense of responsibility so that I can show my best self to our fans.
Thank you for all your support!
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