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Purpose of establishment

Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled is to contribute to development of culture for the disabled in Seoul city through sports by activating sports for all, training sports organizations by type of disability and game groups by sports entry and fostering talented athletes for healthy leisure life and health improvement of the disabled.

History

  • 2006
    • Jul Transferred the task of disabled sports (Dept of welfare for the disabled -> Dept of Sports Policy)
    • Nov Established plans for activating disabled sports
  • 2007
    • Mar Held the 1st board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled (establishment)
    • Apr Approved as a Seoul branch of Korea paralympics committee (President Oh, Se-hoon)
    • Aug Held the 2nd board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
  • 2008
    • Jan Held the 3rd board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - Approved 18 member organizations (14 main member organizations, 3 cooperating member organizations, 1 recognized member organization)
    • Jun Held the 4th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - Approved 5 additional member organizations (5 cooperating member organizations)
  • 2009
    • Jan Held the 5th Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - Approved 1 additional member organization (1 cooperating member organization)
    • Feb Signed on sports exchange agreement with 3 Asian countries
    • Feb Assigned certificate center of social welfare voluntary work
    • May Signed sports exchange agreement with Pakistan and india
    • Aug ~ Sep Performed training for sports instructors of disabled sports
  • 2010
    • Jan Hired 32 full-time sports instructors of disabled sports (15 new employees)
    • Jan Held the 6th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - Approved Nowon sports association for the disabled, approved 1 additional member organization
         (1 cooperating member organization)
    • Mar Established wheelchair basketball team in Seoul business sports team
    • Apr Nominated Kwon, Yeoung-jin as a second vice president
    • Jul Established monthly magazine for disabled sports in Seoul titled Seoul D-sports
    • Jul Held the 7th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - Approved 1 additional member organization / 2 recognized member organizations
         (Taekwondo, billiard)
    • Oct Held international sports exchange competition with Thai paralympics committee
    • Oct Performed consignment management of Yeoeuido Hangang park golf course
  • 2011
    • Jan Held the 8th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - Approved 2 additional member organizations / 1 main member organization
         (Association of disabled athletics federation)
      - Approved additional 3 cooperating member organizations (Association of disabled waterski federation, association of disabled Taekwondo federation, association of disabled table tennis federation)
      - Nominated 2nd generation of executives (secretary general, 17 consecutive directors, 7 new directors, 2 new audits)
    • Oct Nominated Park, Won-soon as a 2nd president
  • 2012
    • May Held the 9th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Jun Held the 10th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      (Nominated a 3rd vice president (Woo, Chang-yun)
    • Jul Established disabled table tennis team in Seoul business sports team
  • 2013
    • Jan Held the 11th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Feb Held the 12th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - Approved Eunpyeong-gu association for the disabled
    • Apr Held the 13th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - (nominated the 2nd secretary general (Kwak, Hae-gon)
    • Aug Held the 14th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - (approved Yeongdeungpo-gu sports association for the disabled)
    • Nov Held Seoul-Vietnam international disabled sports exchange competition
    • Nov Held the 15th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
      - (approved Jongro-gu, Seongbuk-gu and Yangcheon-gu sports associations for the disabled)
    • Dec Held the 16t board of directors of Seoul sorts Association for the Differently-abled
      - (Gangdong-gu, Songpa-gu and Gangnam-gu sports associations for the disabled)
  • 2014
    • May Held the 17th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Jun Held the 18th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Jul Held the 19th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Aug Held an inauguration ceremony for Park, Eun-soo, the 4th vice president of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Oct Signed on business agreement with Myanmar paralympics committee and with Vietnam Hochiminh city Culture, tourism and sports office
  • 2015
    • May Held the 1st meeting of representatives of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Apr Held the 20th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • Sep Performed international sports exchange upon invitation from Myanmar paralympics committee
  • 2016
    • Jan Hired Korea's first 5 "Sports for-All Assistant Coaches" for the developmentally challenged
    • Mar Hosted the 21st Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled Board of Directors Meeting-Approved the branches of 3 para sports committees in Seoul's autonomous districts : Gangbuk, Gangseo, Seongdong
      Hosted the 3rd Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled General Assembly of Founding Representatives-Established Seoul Para Judo Committee and Korea Deaf Sports Federation Currently: 35 approved member organizations(full members:25, associate members:5, approved:4)
    • Aug Established wheelchair Curling team in Seoul business sports team
    • Nov Hosted the 22nd Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled Board of Directors Meeting – Approved the branches of 2 Disabled sports Associations in Seoul's autonomous districts : Gwanak gu, Seodaemun gu
  • 2017
    • FebHosted the 23rd Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled Board of Directors Meeting
  • 2018
    • FebHeld the 24th board of directors of Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled
    • FebHosted the 5th Seoul sports Association for the Differently-abled General Assembly of Founding Representatives
    • FebApproved Mapo-gu sports association for the disabled
    • OctDispatch of 2018 Asian Para Games observer(Indonesia)
    • NovPerformed international sports exchange upon invitation from BC Wheelchair Sports Association
  • 2019
    • FebEstablished Goalball team in Seoul business sports team
    • FebApproved Gangnam-gu sports association for the disabled
    • MarAppointed Cho Hyanghyun, Lee Daesub, Nam San, Kim Jongduk, Cha Hyunmi as the 5th vice president
    • MarAppointed Im ChanKuw as 3rd secretary-general
    • AprEstablished Athletics team in Seoul business sports team
    • OctSeoul-VietnamNPC international sports exchange
    • OctHeld 39th Seoul National Para Games