The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced that it would form a special investigation group headed by the second vice minister Choi Yun-hee regarding the death of Choi Suk-hyun, the triathlon player.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism said, “I express my deepest condolences to the death of Choi Sook-hyun, and I feel a heavy responsibility as the Ministry of Sports Policy.”

The late Choi Sook-hyun sued the Gyeongju City Hall coach and team doctor in February, and in April announced the act of violence to the Korea Sports Association and the Korean Triathlon Association. I did.

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Welfare decided to grasp the status and problems of the issue through a special investigation group and to blame the person who revealed the problem.

In addition, when the report was filed with the Korea Sports Association's Clean Sports Center in April, it said it was planning to investigate the fact that prompt investigation was not conducted.

The second vice minister Choi Yoon-hee, who was in charge of the Special Investigation Team, visited the Korea Sports Council on this day to receive a report on the incident and ordered follow-up.

(Photo = Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Yonhap News)