Speedskaters in action during a training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in Gangneung, South Korea, in February 2018. Photo: EPA

South Korea’s speedskating patriarch ‘tried to stop sex abuse complaints’

  • Jun Myeong-kyu was heard in audio tapes telling aide to dissuade other athletes from filing complaints against disgraced coach
  • Olympian Shim Suk-hee had earlier accused ex-coach Cho Jae-beom of abuse
Topic |   South Korea

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Speedskaters in action during a training session at the Gangneung Oval speedskating venue in Gangneung, South Korea, in February 2018. Photo: EPA
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