Taekwondo whistleblower lifts lid on the game’s bribery and corruption that noticed the self-discipline accepted as an Olympic occasion for 2000 Sydney Video games…with officers purchased off with brown envelopes stuffed full with money
- Taekwando rocked by sensational claims that it bribed it is method into the Olympics
- South Korean whistleblower says Olympic officers have been purchased off with money
- World Taekwando denies any data of any bribes or corruption within the sport
Taekwondo has been rocked by blockbuster claims by a former senior official that he helped to pay bribes to safe the game’s place within the Olympics.
Ho Kim, a South Korean who was the top of promoting and PR at World Taekwondo, made a number of bribery and corruption claims in a whistleblower interview with The Occasions. World Taekwondo mentioned final evening that it has ‘completely no data’ of the allegations.
One in every of Kim’s claims centres on how taekwondo received in to the Olympics as a full medal sport at Sydney 2000, with Kim asserting officers with voting rights have been purchased off with money in brown envelopes.
Taekwando has been hit with claims that it bribed it is method into turning into an Olympic sport
Kim, who claimed he organized for 2 vehicles to be despatched to 1 IOC member, mentioned: ‘Taekwondo began as an Olympic sport due to that.’
World Taekwondo mentioned in an announcement: ‘World Taekwondo has completely no data of any of those allegations in opposition to the previous administration.
‘World Taekwondo urges that every one proof behind these allegations is shared with the World Taekwondo Integrity Committee so a correct investigation may be carried out. Within the meantime, World Taekwondo continues to uphold the very best requirements of fine governance and integrity within the administration of our sport.’
World Taekwando have denied any data of bribes to be accepted for the 2000 video games