Mr Seung Min RYU

Born 05 August 1982
Games Participated 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012
Althlete profile
Seungmin RYU
KOR
Seung Min Ryu

Mr Seung Min RYU

KOR

Education

Bachelor of Sports Marketing and Master’s in Social Physical Education at Kyonggi University (Republic of Korea)

Sports practised

Table tennis

Sports career

Olympic Games: Gold medal in 2004; silver medal in 2012; bronze medal in 2008; competed in 2000 - World Championships: Silver medal in 2006 and 2008; bronze medal in 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010 and 2012; competed in 1997, 1999, 2003, 2005, 2009 and 2011 - World Cup: Silver medal in 2007; competed in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008.
National table tennis team member (1997-2012); national team coach (2014); Samsung table tennis team coach (2015-); played for Borussia Düsseldorf (Germany) (2000-2001), Sichuan (People's Republic of China) (2001), SVS Niederösterreich (Austria) (2005-2007), G.V. Hennebont (France) (2008-2010), TTF Ochsenhausen, (Germany) (2012-2014)

Sports administration

Member of the Athletes’ Commission of the South Korean National Olympic Committee, Mayor of the Olympic Village PyeongChang 2018; Chair of the Athletes’ Commission of the South Korean National Olympic Committee (2016-2019); Chair of the Athletes’ Entourage Commission of the OCA (2018-); President of the Korean Table Tennis Association (2019-); Executive Committee member of the International Table Tennis Federation (2019); Chair of the PyeongChang 2018 Legacy Foundation (2019-)

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Athletes (2016-), Athletes' Entourage (2016-2018), Marketing (2016-2018), Olympic Education (2018-), Coordination of the Games of the XXXIV Olympiad Los Angeles 2028 (2019-), Sustainability and Legacy (2020-)