Olympic Champion, Park Tae-Hwan, is a global swim star and a star period in his home country of South Korea, the 6th most recognized celebrity in that nation. Can you think of a better personality to rally Korean passion for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi? Park is it, and a smart choice for Samsung as a pitch man.
The first Korean swimmer to win Olympic gold, Park’s the man with serious swimming range. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics Park won the 400m freestyle in 3:41.86, silver in the 200 with 1:44.85 (behind Michael Phelps), and Park repeated at the London Olympic with two silvers in the same events.
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