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Background and Purpose

To foster strategic winter sports for the province and reinforce the role and function of the organization

Policy and Business

To be fostered as an organization specialized in winter sports To develop a Korean curling club model and utilize it variously To run a welfare program based on curling training center that can be participated and enjoyed by the local residents

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Management System

Management/ operation: Gyeongbuk Curling Association


Expected results

Develop an international culture and sport attraction with international competitiveness in the 21stcentury

ORIGIN OF CURLING

Curling is named from 'stone' which is sliding and curling rough stone(round stone).

About Curling

The origin of curling was a winter game for children and adults at frozen pond or river in Europe

The birthplace of curling

In Scotland, where the sport was invented, a curling stone inscribed with the date 1511 is preserved, showing the 500 years of history of this winter sport.

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CURLING IN THE WORLD

It first became an official event since the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano. Based on scores from world championships during three years until the previous year of the Olympics, male and female teams from 12 countries compete in the Olympics. Today, in Canada, curling is popular as a national sport (TV ratings around 13%) and the number of curling players and amateurs is estimated at 2 million.

CURLING IN KOREA

Curling was introduced in 1994 when Korea Curling Federation was established. In 2001, Asia-Pacific Curling Championship was held for the first time. In 2010, It was held in Uiseong, Kyeongbuk. There are 17 district subdivisions, Korea middle and high school Curling Federation, Korea women Curling Federation. Recently, people who enjoy Curling have been increasing with 2 thousand consistently.

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Korean Olympic Committee

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