But this year's Korean sports didn't just impress. He also suffered from various incidents such as a school violence controversy for violating quarantine rules.
Next is reporter Yoo Byung-min.
In July, four NC players, including Park Seok-min, Kwon Hee-dong, Lee Myung-ki, and Park Min-woo, were shocked by violating quarantine rules, such as having a drinking party with an outside woman at a Seoul expedition dormitory.
The NC club was criticized for a belated apology even after being aware of the violation.
Due to the relay violation of quarantine rules that continued to Kiwoom and Hanwha, professional baseball faced an unprecedented situation in which the first half of the season ended prematurely.
In the volleyball world, accidents continued throughout the year.
The past school violence that started with twin sisters Lee Jae-young and Da-young Lee in February spread all over the place, and several players bowed their heads.
In the male division, Samsung Fire suffered an emergency in which 18 people were infected because of one person who violated quarantine rules, and Korean Air star star Jung Ji-seok was investigated for assaulting his ex-girlfriend.
[Ji Ji-seok/Korean Air: I think I have no choice but to keep saying I'm sorry. I plan to work hard on volleyball to prevent this from happening in the future.]
Jo Song-hwa, who caused a stir for 'unauthorized departure', is still fighting legally with the former team IBK over the payment of the remaining salary.
Up to Shin Jae-hwan, a gold medalist in gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics, who assaulted a taxi driver while intoxicated, Korean sports in 2021 left an exceptionally painful memory.
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