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SBD Global/August 13, 2012/Olympics
South Korean Football Players Celebrate Military Exemption After Winning Bronze Medal
Published August 13, 2012
SOUTH KOREA INVESTIGATES: YONHAP reported that Korean Olympic Committee President Park Yong-sung has "vowed to investigate badminton and fencing officials for their roles in off-field controversies." Park said that he will "look to hold badminton coaches responsible for the match-throwing scandal" that saw four South Korean females doubles players disqualified from the London Games. Park also held the Korean Fencing Federation "responsible for its poor handling of a high-profile judging dispute involving epee fencer Shin A-Iam (YONHAP, 8/12).