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World Taekwondo Pays Respect to Grandmaster Soo-Nam Park


SEOUL, Korea (Jun 17, 2024) - World Taekwondo honored the memory of former Vice President Soo-Nam Park, who passed away on June 14, with a memorial at the federation’s headquarters in Seoul.


Staff and numerous members of the World Taekwondo family and staff visited to pay tribute to their colleague and friend. Among those who visited were World Taekwondo Vice President Kyuseok Lee, Council Members Jinbang Yang, Kookhyun Jung and representatives from the Korea Taekwondo Association and the Taekwondo Promotion Foundation. The memorial altar will stand for three days.


Grandmaster Park was a dedicated Taekwondo practitioner who devoted his life to the martial art he loved. In his final years, he focused on bringing happiness to children and youths through Taekwondo.


World Taekwondo’s thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.