Despite being ineligible for the Olympics Park Tae Hwan will compete at Korean Nationals, his first competition since his 18-month doping ban.
On the heels of our report last week that Korean Olympic gold medalist Park Tae Hwan was deemed ineligible to compete at the 2016 Olympic Trials, Asian sources indicate that Park may still partake in his nation’s Olympic Trials.
The KOC is indeed applying its 3-year doping ban to Park Tae Hwan, rendering him officially out of the 2016 Olympic Games.
A merger between the Korean Council of Sport (KOCOA) and the Korean Olympic Committee (KOC) has been approved and is set to be completed by the end of the month. Will this impact the possible 3-year extension to Olympic swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s existing 18-month doping ban?
Arrests and equipment confiscation occurred at the Korean Swimming Federation’s office earlier today amid corruption claims.
The doctor involved in Korean swimmer Park Tae Hwan’s doping case has been found not guilty of professional negligence, but still fined.
2008 Olympic gold medalist and two-time silver medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games, Park Tae-Hwan, is set to return home to Korea, still under suspension for having tested positively for a banned substance last year.
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South Korea’s Park Tae Hwan continues to train under his previous coach Roh Min-sang, while the South Korean Olympic Committe mulls decision to carry out additional ban.
Japan is one of history’s great swimming powerhouses. Their men sit fourth on the all-time medals table, and their women eighth. From the 1930s until the 1960s Japan was one of the top nations in every discipline in swimming, but since then hasn’t produced any top swimmers in the freestyle events at the Olympic Games.
Currently serving an 18-month doping suspension, Park Tae Hwan has been approved to dive back into training beginning June 1st, albeit at a non-national facility.