Kurash expert Kim Eur Joong was awarded a commendable award from the President of the Republic of Korea Yun Seok-Yol.
The award ceremony took place at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Tashkent.
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to Uzbekistan, Mr. Kim Hee Sang, solemnly presented the original of the award to Kim Eur Joong.
The following words are written on the commendable award: “Your contribution to the formation of the Korean peninsula free, peaceful and prosperous through peaceful unification activities based on the basic order of freedom and democracy deserves praise! President Yun Seok-Yol”
Kim Eur Joong is a kurash expert who has done a great job of developing kurash in the world by training young and experienced referees. For many years he served as President of the Kurash Association of Korea, Vice–President of the Kurash Confederation of Asia and Oceania.
He is currently an expert at the International Kurash Institute. He is also an honorary professor of the Uzbek State University of Physical Culture and Sports, carries out scientific work on the basics of kurash and the theory of refereeing.
Under his authorship, many teaching aids, books and video tutorials on refereeing kurash were prepared.