Today Korea = Reporter Kim Tae-moon | The Netmarble Cultural Foundation (Chairman Bang Jun-hyeok) announced that the Netmarble disabled athletes won a total of 12 medals (9 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze) at the 41st National Sports Festival for the Disabled held in Gumi-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do from October 20 to 25. said.
The National Sports Festival for the Disabled is the largest sports competition for the disabled in Korea. Six Netmarble disabled athletes (Iseong Kang, Hyeonju Kang, Seungju Lee, Hyoshin Lim, Beomseo Choi, Eunji Han) participated in the rowing event and won 9 gold medals, 2 silver medals, and 1 bronze medal. It proved to be a strong team in rowing with the highest score among the disabled teams in the rowing event.
Hyeon-ju Kang (current national team), who won three gold medals in this event (Women’s individual event 1,000m, mixed two-person team event, mixed four-person team event, etc.) However, I am very happy that the results of the training I have been preparing for hard have resulted in good results. We will continue to show our growth and development in the future.”
Meanwhile, the Netmarble Culture and Culture Foundation established the disabled athletes’ team for the first time in the game industry in March 19 to further expand activities for the social participation and protection of the rights and interests of the disabled, along with the promotion of sports for the disabled and long-term independence support.