‘Secured Bronze Medal’ Kwon Soon-woo “I’m Sorry”… Apologize Again for Bad Manners Controversy
National tennis player Kwon Soon-woo (Dangjin City Hall),
who was embroiled in controversy over his ‘bad manners’ by slamming his racket on the court floor after losing a match,
bowed his head again and apologized.
Kwon Soon-woo participated in the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games tennis men’s doubles quarterfinals held at the Hangzhou Olympic Sports Center in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China on the 27th as a group with Hong Seong-chan (Sejong City Hall),
Japan’s Shinji Hazawa and Kaito Uesugi (Japan) were ranked 2nd. -0 (6-2 6-4).
Its Kwon Soon-woo, who secured the bronze medal, apologized in an interview after the match, saying, “I was immature and acted unnecessarily after the second round of the singles match,” and added, “I would like to apologize to the people of Thailand and to the people of Thailand who must have been greatly disappointed.” 카지노사이트
After losing to Kasidit Samrez (Thailand), ranked 600th in the world, in the second round of singles on the 25th,
Soon-Woo Kwon was criticized for his rough court manners,
such as slamming his racket on the court floor and refusing his opponent’s offer to shake his hand.
Ranked 112th in the world, he visited the Thai team the day after the game to apologize and bowed his head to the fans,
but the controversy arose, with Second Vice Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Jang Mi-ran expressing regret,
our team also saying, “We will take appropriate action after the end of the game.” has grown.
After the game, Kwon Soon-woo added, “My actions must have made Samrez very uncomfortable,
I would like to apologize again for that as well.”
In response to some claims that Samrez behaved ‘unmannered’ during the game, such as wasting time,
Kwon Soon-woo said, “I think I can make that kind of judgment during the game, and it was the result of my excitement,”
“I lost with my skills, and the opponent’s behavior was “It’s not important,
but my actions have disappointed many people, so all I can say is that I’m sorry.”
When asked if his performance that day was affected, he said, “It was not a singles match,
but a doubles match with Hong Seong-chan, so I tried not to cause as much damage as possible.”
Regarding his shoulder, which had been receiving treatment and rehabilitation for six months since February of this year,
he said, “It has recovered a lot, but it is not fully cured.”
“Because it wasn’t, the pain was reduced as much as possible,” he explained.
Kwon Soon-woo said, “I prepared for the Asian Games with a very earnest and desperate heart,”
pledged to win the gold medal, saying, “I will go into the game with the mindset that we are the best,
no matter who we face in the semifinals and finals.”