South Korean women’s table tennis ace Shin Yoo-bin (19-Korean Air) has been awarded a gold medal at the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games.
Shinhan Financial Group (Chairman Jin Ok-dong) invited Shin to the headquarters of Shinhan Financial in Jung-gu, Seoul, on the morning of the 19th to congratulate her on winning the Asian Games gold medal.
Shin won the gold medal alongside Jeon Jeon-hee (31, Mirae Asset Securities) in the women’s doubles final of the table tennis event at the Asian Games at the Gungsu Canal Sports Park Gymnasium in Hangzhou, China, on Feb. 2.
On the day, Shinhan Financial Chairman Jin Ok-dong encouraged Shin Yoo-bin and presented her with a reward and a bouquet of flowers. Shin reciprocated by presenting the gold medal to Mr. Jin.
“On behalf of all employees of Shinhan Financial Group, I would like to congratulate Yubin Shin for winning the gold medal at the Asian Games, despite various difficulties such as wrist injuries,” said Chairman Jin Ok-dong at the sponsorship ceremony
. Shinhan Financial will continue to support her in achieving her dreams on the world stage.”
“Without the support of Shinhan Financial Group, I would not have been able to gain so much experience in international competitions,” said Shin Yubin.
“I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the Shinhan family for their unwavering support over the past five years.” 먹튀검증
Since 2011, Shinhan Financial has been running the ‘Shinhan Rookie Sponsorship’ program, which identifies and supports promising athletes in unpopular sports with poor conditions.
Through this program, Shin Yubin has received support for training expenses to compete in international competitions since 2018, when she was 14 years old.
To find the next Shin Yubin, Shinhan Financial is also supporting Yoo Ye-lin (15, Bucheon Sosa Middle School), the daughter of Korea Exchange CEO Yoo Nam-kyu, and male prospect Kwon Hyuk (15, Daejeon Dongyang Middle School).
In addition to table tennis, the bank has also sponsored Yang Hak-sun, 31, who became the first Korean to win a gold medal on vault at the 2012 London Olympics, and Lee Kwang-ki, 31, who won a gold medal in the ski halfpipe in 2016
. In 2021, the bank sponsored Seo Chae-hyun (19) and Lee Do-hyun (21) in sport climbing and Kim Ye-ri (23) in breaking, and this year it is supporting snowboarding prospects Lee Chae-woon (17-Surigyo) and Choi Ga-on (14-Sehwa Girls’ Middle School) and sisters Heo Mi-mi (20) and Heo Mio (19) in Korean-Japanese judo.
Shinhan Financial is also committed to the development of Korean sports as the main sponsor of eight sports organizations.
Starting with the Korea Ski Association in 2014, the bank now sponsors volleyball, handball, hockey, judo, skiing, table tennis, sport climbing, and breaking.