Ahn Hyeon-su (Victor Ahn), who recently applied for the Seongnam City Hall ice team coaching position, opened up about receiving an Olympic pension medal.
On the 7th, Ahn Hyun-soo, a former short-track national team member, wrote on his personal social media account, “I am sorry that everyone has been named as a noisy issue in a difficult time.” because it was in progress. He had no choice but to be silent to speak after the announcement, judging that it could cause misunderstanding.”
Ahn Hyun-soo recently applied for the position of coaching the ice team at Seongnam City Hall. Controversy grew over this, and the Korea Skating Instructors Federation explained, “Viktor Ahn gave up his Korean nationality and became a naturalized Russian citizen, but when the controversy arose, he said, ‘I thought dual citizenship would be possible. However, it was later revealed that he had received his pension as a lump sum right before naturalization. He also claimed that he knew in advance that dual citizenship was not allowed and pretended not to know after receiving the pension in a lump sum.” Seongnam City Hall announced that there was no successful coach position.
In the article written on this day, Ahn Hyun-soo indirectly refuted this claim. Ahn Hyun-soo said, “I left for Russia in June 2011, and while talking with the president of the Russian Skating Federation about future training plans, I heard the story of Tatiana Volulolina, a Russian-Australian dual citizen from Russia. In response, it is true that she knew that dual citizenship was possible and looked into it.” 스포츠토토
He also said, “But I realized that I was not a special case like that player, and after much consideration, I made the decision to naturalize in July.” He claimed that he donated the entire amount to junior players who needed it.”
Ahn Hyun-soo also said, “However, as the naturalization process became known through an article from Russia in August, it was misrepresented in Korea as if they received their pension first in July and decided to naturalize in August. Naturalization was announced in August, but everything was decided in July and proceeded according to the procedure.”
On this day, Ahn Hyun-soo said, “I was cautious about standing in the media after naturalization, and I thought it was right to focus only on the movement.” I will,” he said.