South Korean triathlete Choi Suk-hyeon committed suicide last month. Photo: AFPSouth Korean triathlete Choi Suk-hyeon committed suicide last month. Photo: AFP
South Korean triathlete Choi Suk-hyeon committed suicide last month. Photo: AFP

Choi Suk-hyeon scandal: life bans for South Korean triathlon coach and captain over bullying

  • Choi, 22, committed suicide last month after complaining of abuse she suffered at the hands of her coach and another athlete while staying with her semi-pro club team
  • Testifying at the National Assembly on Monday, one of Choi’s former teammates described ‘a kingdom built only for the coach and certain members’

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean triathlete Choi Suk-hyeon committed suicide last month. Photo: AFPSouth Korean triathlete Choi Suk-hyeon committed suicide last month. Photo: AFP
South Korean triathlete Choi Suk-hyeon committed suicide last month. Photo: AFP
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