The court imprisoned former coach Kim Kyu-bong (43), who was convicted of committing abusive acts against the late Choi Sook-hyun of the former triathlon (triathlon) team of Gyeongbuk Gyeongju City Hall who made extreme choices after suffering assault and harsh behavior. Sentenced to seven years.
The 12th Criminal Division of the Daegu District Court (Deputy Judge Lee Jin-gwan) sentenced Kim Gyu-bong (43), a 43-year-old former Gyeongju City Hall supervisor, to 7 years in prison, who was arrested on charges of frequent special injury at 10 am on the 29th. At the same time, the former captain Jang Yoon-jeong (33), who was arrested for assaulting an athlete with a steel rod or for direct assault (a habitual special injury teacher), was sentenced to four years in prison, and for hitting the heads of junior players several times (Child Welfare Act Kim Do-hwan, 26, who was charged with violating) was sentenced to 1 year and 6 months in prison and 3 years probation.
The judge said, “Even though coach Kim Gyu-bong was obligated to protect Choi Sook-hyun, he regularly violated and abused and used abusive training expenses of 74 million won.” “Even after the incident was revealed, it was false to his players without reflection. He said, “I tried to avoid the mistakes, such as having me write a statement.”
The judge also said, “In the case of the captain of Jang, as the top player in the team, he used the same influence as the coach to routinely harshly act on his juniors, and he was not forgiven by his family, including Choi Sook-hyun. He revealed the reason for the ruling, saying, “The crime was bad by making abusive words, but immediately after the incident, he admitted and reflected on the crime.”
Choi died in June of last year at the age of 22. Choi was found dead after leaving a text message to his family to clarify the crimes of those who harassed me at the accommodation of the triathlon workplace sports club in Busan City Hall.
The police initiated an investigation, and athletes Joo-hyun Ahn, coach Kim Gyu-bong, team captain Jang Yoon-jeong, and senior player Kim Do-hwan were on trial for habitual assaulting him when he was in the triathlon team of Gyeongju city hall before moving to the triathlon team of Busan city hall. Handed over. The Korean Sports Association imposed expulsion to the coach and captain immediately after the suspicion of assault was revealed, and punished Kim with 10 years of suspension.
Subsequently, the prosecution imprisoned Ahn for 10 years, former coach Kim 9 years in prison, Jang captain 5 years in prison, and Kim former player 8 months in prison.
On the 22nd, the court sentenced Ahn, an exercise prescriber, to eight years in prison and a fine of 10 million won. Ahn was also accused of cheating as if he had obtained a doctor’s license in the United States and collecting money and other goods from athletes for medical treatment such as massage.
Choi Young-hee, the father of Choi at the time, said, “I think one of the reasons Sook-hyun left the world was to mark the body for abusive behavior against athletes.” That’s it, and there is a sports ethics center, so please continue to pay attention to ensure that no human rights are violated or abused by sportsmen in the future.”
Daegu = Reporter Baek Kyungseo [email protected]