Taekwondo Hall Of Fame® Ceremony 2007

Grand Master Dong Keun Park

Country : North Korea

(a) ALL TIME GREATEST NATIONAL TAEKWONDO PLAYER OF KOREA
(b) FATHER OF TAEKWONDO IN THAILAND

Dong Keun Park, Korea�s All-Time Best National Taekwondo Champion served as captain of the Korea national team in the 1960�s. He was undefeated winning 6 gold medals in national competition before retiring. In addition to introducing Taekwondo to American troops in Thailand he relocated to the USA and eventually served as head coach of the USA Team a the 1979 World Taekwondo CHampipnships and 1992 USA Olympic Taekwondo team. Although he was actually inducted into the Taekwondo Hall of Fame in 2007, he was recognized at the Taekwondo Hall of Fame ceremony at Kukkiwon on August 25th 2011 as Korea�s greatest national champion of all time. He currently teaches in Jersey City, New Jersey.