Chinese short track coach, Kim Seon-tae and Victor Ahn… Seongnam City Hall ice team coach interview

Coach Kim Seon-tae and coach Victor Ahn, who coached the Chinese short track team at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, are promoting a return to Korea.

According to a report by News 1 on the 12th, Seongnam City Hall posted an open recruitment notice for ice team coaches on the 19th of last month, and interviewed on the afternoon of the same day. Director Kim Seon-tae and coach Ahn of Viktro participated in a 20-minute interview conducted privately.

Coach Kim Seon-tae led the Korean national team at the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics. At the 2022 Beijing Olympics, he served as the Chinese national team commander. 슬롯사이트

Victor Ahn won three gold medals at the 2006 Turin Winter Olympics. However, he was naturalized as a Russian citizen in December 2011 after experiencing difficulties in his activities, such as a long faction fight between the Korea Ice Skating Union short track team and the dissolution of his team Seongnam City Hall in 2010. He participated in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics as a Russian citizen and won three gold medals .

Victor An, who announced his retirement as an athlete in 2020, joined as a technical coach at the invitation of Chinese short-track star Wang Meng. Together with coach Kim Seon-tae, he helped China win four medals (2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze) in the short track at the Beijing Winter Olympics.

Eventually, Viktor Ahn and former coach Kim, who had been together in the Chinese national team during the Beijing Olympics, competed for the coaching position at Seongnam City Hall. Seongnam City plans to announce successful applicants at the end of this month.