Ice Federation Investigation Committee “Direct investigation of Shim Seok-hee’s ‘intentional collision'”

The Korea Skating Federation Investigation Committee decided to directly investigate Shim Seok-hee (24, Seoul City Hall), who is suspected of deliberately collided with the short track at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.

At a press briefing after the first meeting of the investigation team held at the meeting room of the Korea Skating Federation in Songpa-gu, Seoul on the 27th, Yang Bu-nam, vice chairman and chairman of the investigation, said, “We discussed the scope, subject, and method of the investigation.” We do not consider their summons investigation for the sake of the effectiveness of the investigation and the protection of the privacy of the person concerned, but if necessary, we will investigate it in a third place.”

Kim Kyung-hyun, a member of the investigation committee, said in an additional explanation, “An investigation into the parties is necessary.”

The investigation is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Yang Bu-nam, chairman of the committee, said, “The position of the investigation committee is to complete the investigation as soon as possible.”

Shim Seok-hee was caught up in suspicion of an intentional collision after a personal message exchanged with A, a former coach of the national team during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, was recently revealed.

At that time, Shim Suk-hee sent a message to Mr. A with the nuance of intentionally knocking down teammate Choi Min-jeong (Seongnam City Hall) in the women’s 1,000m final.

The suspicion of Shim Suk-hee’s ‘intentional collision’ was raised when the ‘attorney’s opinion’ submitted to the court by former national team coach Cho Jae-beom was revealed through a media outlet.

In a statement after the controversy, Shim Suk-hee said, “I have never thought of falling on purpose in the Olympic final or of knocking down another athlete in the process.”

On the other hand, Choi Min-jung’s side claimed, “The same situation as the conversation between Shim Suk-hee and Coach A came true, and the conversation continued to praise and delight each other. did.


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