Dong Hoo Moon - Daegu 2011 (© LOC)
Dong Hoo Moon, the former Vice President and Secretary General of the Daegu 2011 Organising Committee that recently staged one of the most successful IAAF World Championships in history, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Korean Sports Figure of the Year Award’.
SportsForum 21, a leading organization composed of influential figures in the fields of sport, media and academia, presented a plaque to Moon in honor of his immense contributions to the IAAF World Championships Daegu 2011.
“I am deeply honored to be recognised for this award and I would like to dedicate it to the citizens of Daegu,” said Moon in his acceptance speech. “I had the privilege to work with a professional group, and the passion and enthusiasm of the citizens over the past years has been incalculable.”