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Duk Joo Yoon (Korea)
Born on June Thursday, 1921, in in Korea.
Nationality:
Korea

Enshrined as a contributor in the FIBA Hall of Fame on March Thursday, 2007.

Highlights

  • Graduated from the Sookmyung High School for Girls: 1938
  • Graduated from the Goongjoo Teachers College : 1939
  • Director of the Korea Basketball Association: 1952-1954
  • Vice-President of the Korea Basketball Association: 1978-1997
  • Assistant Head of Delegation of the Korean Basketball Women’s National Team in the 1979 World Championship for Women in Seoul
  • President of the Korea Mother’s Basketball Association: 1981-1992
  • Head of Delegation of the Korean Basketball Women’s National Team from 1983 to 2001: participated in 3 World Championships for Women (Brazil 1983, Russia 1986 and Malaysia 1990), the 1985 World Championship for Junior Women in Colorado Springs (U.S.A.) and 7 Asian Basketball Championships for Women
  • Member of the Central Board of the Asian Basketball Confederation (current FIBA Asia): 1986-1996
  • President of the Women’s Committee of the Asian Basketball Confederation: 1986-1996
  • Member of the FIBA Central Board: 1986-1995
  • President of the Women's Commission of FIBA: 1986-1995
  • Vice-President of the Korea Sports Council: 1989-1993
  • Assistant Head of Mission of the Korean Delegation in the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games
  • Vice-President of the Korean Olympic Committee: 1993-1997
  • Vice-President of the Korean Women’s Basketball League: 1998-2000
  • Adviser of the Korean Women’s Basketball League: 2000-2005

Distinctions & Recognitions

  • City of Seoul’s Cultural Prize for Sports: 1948
  • Commendation by the Prime Minister of Korea: 1986
  • Korea Athletic Price: 1989
  • Maenghojang (Korea Order of Merit): 1990
  • Meritorious Service Prize at the 1st Asian Athletic Awards: 1991
  • FIBA Order of Merit: 1995
  • Meritorious Service Prize of the Korean Olympic Committee: 1996
  • IOC’s Order of Merit: 1996
  • Meritorious Service Prize of the Korean Olympic Committee: 1996
  • Meritorious Service Prize of the Asian Basketball Confederation (current FIBA Asia): 1997
  • Honorary President of the Korea Basketball Association: 1999-2005