Prosecutors indicted Beijing Olympics bronze medalist Kim Min-seok…Winter Olympics ‘red light’

Kim Min-seok (24, Seongnam City Hall), a speed skating bronze medalist at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, was briefly indicted for a fine of 8 million won for drunk driving, and the red light was turned on for the next Winter Olympics.

On the 27th, the Cheongju District Prosecutor’s Office indicted Kim Min-seok for drunk driving under the Road Traffic Act and fined 8 million won.

Previously, on July 22 last year, according to the Korea Skating Federation, Min-seok Kim came to his athlete’s village in his car after dinner, and three players rode with him.

At the time, Min-seok Kim collided with a curb on the sidewalk block in the athlete’s village while returning to the athlete’s village due to drunk driving, but headed to the accommodation first. According to the federation, officials from the athlete’s village confirmed this through CCTV and reported it to the ice skating federation.  바카라

A summary indictment is a procedure for requesting the court to impose a fine or negligence in writing without holding a trial.

The summary order has not been finalized, but if the current amount is confirmed, Kim Min-seok’s participation in the 2026 Winter Olympics will not be easy.

According to the Korea Sports Council’s national team selection and operation regulations, a person who has been punished under Article 148-2 of the Road Traffic Act for related acts such as drunk driving and has been sentenced to a fine of 5 million won or more within 3 years or has been sentenced to a fine of less than 5 million won If two years have passed since then, you cannot compete as a national team member.

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