Korea and Worldwide TOP Partner Coca-Cola gets active with Olympic Moves

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Students participate in the final in the

Students participate in the final with the "Olympic Moves" Plan Coca-Cola

MARISSA FLANDERS(USA) / Sports Features Communications

(SFC) Much More as compared to 1,600 young students from 42 schoolsspanning across Korea came together inSeoul to adopt part inside the final regarding Korea's initial "Olympic Moves" Program.

"Olympic Moves" celebrates the value of active, healthylifestyles and also sports participation. Students practiced handball along with basketballon a each week basis in class leading up towards the Final Festival. With Regard To the particular final,students were able to choose from a number of distinct sports, includinghandball and basketball. In Addition obtainable were fun,interactive events that were organized bythe team behind your PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

The celebrations had been openedby Olympic Champion and also Youth Olympic games Ambassador,Yuna Kim.

She welcomed the actual small students saying, "I am so pleased tobe part of this Korean Olympic Moves below the actual theme regarding 'Everyone's Olympics'...Ihope each participant here enjoys the actual festival along with Olympic experiences todaywith their own pals free from virtually any kind ofstress! I additionally believe this 'Olympic Moves' is likely to be an excellent starting pointto promote the actual PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter games among Korean teenagers inthe journey towards their particular success."

A host associated with Olympic champions joined Kim, including Sung-HyunPark, Athens 2004 and also Beijing 2008 archery gold medalist; weightlifter MiranJang, Beijing 2008 gold medalist; Jongoh Jin, Beijing 2008 and also London 2012shooting gold medalist; and Kyung Mo Park, Athens 2004 as well as Beijing 2008 archerygold medalist.

The celebration ended up being inspiredby an application created by Coca-Cola Netherlands and furthermore the Dutch Olympic Committeein 2003. their mission was to get students relocating as a portion of Coca-Cola'scommitment to creating happier, a lot more active, and also healthier communities, alongwith stopping the actual decline in sports participation. Since 2003, the plan hasgrown internationally using the assistance in the respective neighborhood National OlympicCommittees and also the International Olympic Committee. Social media campaigns are usually alsospreading the term using a aim to become able to increase participation internationally by2020.

** MARISSA FLANDERS is really a graduate associated with Saint Leo university using aBachelor's degree throughout Sport Business. Shehas more than 4 numerous years of writing encounter as well as includes a real passion with regard to ice hockey next the actual Pittsburgh Penguins onher weblog www.thepenshockeyshow.com.

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