2020HEROES

Head for the world stage! NTT Athletes

Chang YONGHEUNG

Rugby

Image: Photograph of rugby player Chang YONGHEUNG in action.

South Korea's rugby team enters the Olympics for the first time in history

We are entering the Olympics for the first time in the history of Korean rugby.
I will do my best to help South Korea's rugby earn recognition, while also representing NTT Communications. I appreciate your support!

PROFILE

Image: Facial photograph of Chang YONGHEUNG.

Chang YONGHEUNG

Event: 
Rugby
Date of Birth: 
November 12, 1993
Hometown: 
Busan, South Korea
Height: 
175cm
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.

PURPOSE

Goals for this season

I will show you how much my performance has improved since last season.

ATHLETE'S MESSAGE

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!

RESULTS