2023 Jeonbuk Asia Pacific Masters Closing… ‘Perfect Operation, Satisfied Participants’

The ‘2023 Jeonbuk Asia-Pacific Masters,’ a grand festival for athletes from all over the world, concluded its 9-day long journey with the closing ceremony on the 20th.

Although the opening was delayed for about a year due to Corona 19, the Organizing Committee and 1.8 million Jeonbuk residents did their best to lead the tournament to everyone’s satisfaction, and the result was also evaluated as satisfactory.

▲ Korea’s first and largest masters event by continent, 14,177 participants from 71 countries

The Asia-Pacific Masters, an international comprehensive sports competition held for the first time in Jeonju, Korea, was the largest among all Masters competitions by continent, with 14,177 players from 71 countries participating. Everyone got along with each other on a large scale and gave the best impression every day.

Even considering that it was not an elite sports event, but a life sports event, the entrance ceremonies of various countries around the world at the opening ceremony created a spectacle and impression that reminded the audience of the Asian Games level.

▲Comprehensive control tower situation room, press center to support competition coverage

[Jeonju=Newsis] Reporter Kim Eol = The flag team enters the Jeonju World Cup Stadium in Jeonju City, Jeonbuk Province on the 13th when the opening ceremony of the ‘2023 Jeonbuk Asia-Pacific Masters Competition’, a grand festival of life sportsmen around the world, was held. 2023.05.13. pmkeul@nwsis.com
From the 10th to the 22nd, two days before the start of the competition, the event organizing committee established a general situation room on the 4th floor of the Jeonbuk Provincial Office and maintained a 24-hour work system to prepare for emergencies that might happen.

In the General Situation Room, where the lights were not turned off 24 hours a day during the Games, 56 people including the organizing committee staff, police, firefighting, transport companies, and volunteers worked in shifts to monitor and manage issues at each site, including stadiums for each event, opening and closing ceremonies, and lodging.

A press center for journalists was built next to the general situation room, and vehicles and interpretation were provided to central and local reporters and foreign reporters from all over the country who came to cover the event, and photos, videos, and issues for each event were quickly delivered during the event to provide a sense of realism. We worked hard to create a boom-up in the competition with support for media coverage.

▲ Received the energy from the magical mountain ‘Mireuksaji’ and announced the start of the successful contest

[Iksan = Newsis] Reporter Kang Myung-soo = The ‘2023 Jeonbuk Asia-Pacific Masters Competition’, a festival for sportsmen around the world, began its long journey with the torchlight on the 11th. Photo The torch being lit at Mireuksa Temple Site in Iksan, Jeollabuk-do. 2023.05.11. smister@newsis.com *Resale and DB prohibited
At 10 a.m. on the 11th, at Mireuksa Temple Site in Iksan, the torch was lit using a chaehwagyeong, and the lit torch was handed over to the governor of Jeollabuk-do and Kim Yeong-soon (67), the oldest participant in Iksan, and transferred to the Jonghwa car, a torch relay vehicle. this took place

Excluding Iksan, where the lighting ceremony was held, and Jeonju, where the torch launching ceremony was held, 12 cities and counties in the province set up a simple stage in the plaza of the city and county office to hold torch reception events such as pre-ceremony performances and welcoming speeches together with the residents and pray for the success of the event.

On the 13th, the day of the opening ceremony, after the torch launching ceremony in Jeonju, runners relayed the torch along major roads in Jeonju, and IOC Athletes’ Commissioner Seung-Min Yoo ignited the flame of the torch at the Jeonju World Cup Stadium, where the opening ceremony was held, announcing the start of the tournament. ▲ The opening ceremony, which was held under the theme of ‘New Change, Beginning of Hope’ to inform Jeollabuk-do through a venue for friendship and festivals, colorful opening and closing ceremonies, and cultural events, was held to illuminate the light of new hope in the era of Jeonbuk Special Self-Governing Province


Beginning with the opening remarks of ‘, K-POP performances composed of top-notch singers such as Young Tak, Oh My Girl, Jin Sung, and Na Tae Joo were presented, presenting great joy to the audience gathered on the day.

[Jeonju = Newsis] Badminton Kim Dong-moon (left) and table tennis legend Hyun Jung-hwa visited the stadium to sign autographs and give lessons. *Resale and DB prohibited
The opening ceremony was attended by officials from all walks of life from all over the world, including Organizing Committee Chairman Kwan-Young Kim, IMGA President Sergey Bubka, Korea Sports Council President Lee Ki-heung, Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism 2nd Vice Minister Cho Yong-man, Asia Sports Journalist Federation President Jeong Hee-don, and foreign reporters.

It operated various cultural events in 14 cities and counties, providing various experiences to domestic and foreign participants.

▲Customized conveniences from immigration to transportation and stay Satisfied with participating players

Minimized inconvenience to participating players by preparing a comprehensive support system to ensure that participants’ visits and stays in Jeollabuk-do are not uncomfortable.

Information desks, immigration checkpoints, and reception centers are installed at Incheon and Gimpo airports for the convenience of overseas participants, and transportation control centers are installed at airports and main registration centers for transportation support. ·Expedited support for departure guidance and transportation.

[Iksan = Newsis] Reporter Kang Myung-soo = Iksan-si, Jeonbuk-do announced on the 20th that it contributed to the successful hosting of the ‘2023 Asia Pacific Masters’. (Photo = provided by Iksan City) 2023.05.20. photo@newsis.com *Resale and DB prohibited
In particular, from May 10, two days before the event, to May 22, two days after the end of the Games, a total of 681 vehicles were transported, including 143 vehicles from Incheon/Gimpo International Airport to the main registration center (Jeonju World Cup Stadium) and 161 vehicles from the main registration center to 14 cities and counties. and Korea Disabled Persons Association (Jeonbuk branch) provided free transport buses to minimize inconvenience to the participants.

▲Volunteers, supporters, referees, operation personnel’s sweat, acting as a lubricant for the competition

3337 civilian diplomat volunteers were operated in 11 fields, including 2211 general volunteers and 1126 interpreters, especially in 8 languages ​​(English, Chinese, Japanese, Mongolian, Russian, Spanish, French, Malay-Indonesian) volunteer interpreters provided hands and feet for overseas participants who visited Jeonbuk during the Games.

A total of 2,000 game referees and operation personnel, 1,000 each, were operated, and they gathered at the venue right before the event to check problems that could arise during the event, such as training for each event, in advance and ensure fair and fair play throughout the event. He played a big role in the management of the tournament with judging and smooth progress.

Promotional activities were carried out using banners and promotional materials. In particular, Cho Yang-ho supporters visited 37 stadiums and filmed and promoted them, demonstrating the ability of a lively public relations master.

[Jeonju=Newsis] Reporter Kim Eol = On the 20th, when the closing ceremony of the ‘2023 Jeonbuk Asia-Pacific Masters Competition’, a grand festival of life sportsmen around the world, was held, Governor Kim Gwan-young of Jeonbuk Province delivered the flag of the competition at Gamyeong Jeolla, Jeonju City, Jeonbuk Province. 2023.05.20. pmkeul@nwsis.com
▲ Unforgettable lifelong memories with sports legend stars

Former and current sports legend stars, such as Olympic medalists, are also idols for people in sports for everyday life. Participating players such as the fan signing event and one-point lesson with them made unforgettable memories for the rest of their lives.

Public Relations Committee Member Park Seong-hyun in archery (2008 Beijing Olympics, gold medal), badminton Jeong So-yeong (1992 Barcelona Olympics, gold medal) Kim Dong-moon (2004 Athens Olympics, gold medal), swimming Lee Chang-ha (1996 Atlanta Olympics, Korean record), table tennis Hyun Jung-hwa (1988 Seoul Olympics, gold medal), shooting event ‘god of shooting’ Jin Jong-oh (2012 London Olympics, 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics) player, squash event Gu Lunhoe (Asian Masters Squash Championship) player, and hockey event Lee Nam-yong (2014 Asian Games) player I went to the event and held a fan signing event with the participating players.

Along with Park Seong-hyeon, public relations committee member in archery, Yoon Mi-jin (2006 Doha Asian Games), Lee Seong-jin and Park Gyeong-mo (2004 Athens Olympics), weightlifting Kim Min-jae (2012 London Olympics, silver medal), basketball Woo Ji-won (1997 FIBA ​​Asian Championships), Kim Ah-reum conducted a one-point lesson while competing with sportsmen for life.

▲ 2023 Jeonbuk Asia Pacific Masters Successful Hosting Gains Confidence in Hosting International Competitions

카지노사이트 On the 20th, when the closing ceremony of the ‘2023 Jeonbuk Asia-Pacific Masters Competition’, a grand festival of life sportsmen around the world, was held, Governor Kim Gwan-young of Jeonbuk Province reads the closing remarks at Jeolla Gamyeong, Jeonju City, Jeonbuk Province. 2023.05.20. *Resale and DB prohibited

IMGA Secretary General Jensholm, who watched the event closely, said, “The first thing that came to my mind while watching the tournament was the great effort of the organizing committee. Thanks to that, I think the awareness of our Masters tournament has increased.”

Kim Kwan-young, chairman of the event organizing committee (Jeonbuk branch), said, “In 2019, Jeollabuk-do hosted the first event, and there were many voices of concern as the tournament was postponed amid difficult conditions such as the corona, but I gained confidence by successfully hosting this tournament. We will continue to make efforts so that Jeollabuk-do can have an image as a world-class international sports city by hosting international sports events.”

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