One of the first persons to be inducted into the KOREA AMATEUR ATHLETIC SPORTS ASSOCIATION was Korea’s team captain and all time greatest national champion DONG KEUN PARK. He retired undefeated in over 200 matches and won the Korea National Championships 6 times. He was then inducted into the Korea Amateur Sports Association which recognized athletes in various sports. After relocating to the USA he served as head Coach of the USA National Team at the 1979 and 1993 World Taekwondo Championships as well as the 1992 Olympic Games held in Barcelona, Spain coaching Herbert Perez to a gold medal. In 2007 he was inducted into the OFFICIAL TAEKWONDO HALL OF FAME® in 2007. He was honored a second time on August 25, 2011 at the 3rd OFFICIAL TAEKWONDO HALL OF FAME® Ceremony which was held at Kukkiwion World Taekwondo Headquarters.
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