n the 8th, the Korea Volleyball Association said in an apology in the name of Chairman Oh Han-nam, “We are very sorry for the poor performance in recent international competitions such as the Hangzhou Asian Games,” and “We apologize to the citizens and volleyball fans who supported us.” .
At the same time, he announced that he would part ways with men’s national team coach Lim Do-heon and women’s national team coach Cesar González and select a new head coach.
The Volleyball Association explained, “Coach Lim Do-heon’s term ended after the Hangzhou Asian Games, and (for women’s volleyball) it has become virtually difficult to participate in the Paris Olympics, so we mutually agreed to terminate the contract with coach Cesar.”
The chairman of the association’s men’s and women’s performance improvement committee also took responsibility for the poor performance and resigned from his position.
In addition, the association said, “We want to draw a new picture for participation in the 2028 LA Olympics and the 2032 Brisbane Olympics,” and “We will establish and implement a mid- to long-term development plan to help Korean volleyball go through growing pains and be reborn through radical reform.” .
First, he said he would hold a public hearing next month with outside figures such as volleyball experts, journalists, and fans, and said, “We would like to humbly accept and reflect on criticism and reprimands from all walks of life and have a process to set the direction in which the association will move forward.”
He also promised, “We will work hard to select the best leader to improve the national team’s performance,” and “We will not spare any support so that the national team players can show their best performance.” 토토사이트
At the Hangzhou Asian Games, which closed on this day, the men’s volleyball team failed to advance to the semifinals after repeated poor performances against countries such as India and Pakistan even before the official opening of the competition, suffering the humiliation of no medal for the first time in 61 years.
Women’s volleyball also recorded no medals for the second time in Asian Games history, 17 years after the 2006 Doha Games, and men’s and women’s volleyball team achieved the first ‘both no medals’ in history.