The UNIST Rowing Club has recently been recognized for their outstanding accomplishments throughout the last year.
At the 2018 Korean Rowing Association Awards Presentation Ceremony, which was held on January 28, the team was honored with the Best Team of the Year Award at both Women’s and Men’s Sport-for-All Divisions.
Each year, the Korean Rowing Association (KRA) recognizes individuals and teams with outstanding sporting achievements through a range of awards, which include the Best Team of the Year Award, Best Judge of the Year Award, and Commendation from the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Commendation. Among those, the Best Team of the Year Award is designed to honor 8 outstanding teams, both male and female from University, High school, Middle school, and Sport-for-All divisions.
The UNIST Rowing Club is a registered sports club, consisting of 60 experienced university rowers and 20 faculty and staff members who love to row, have fun, and get some fantastic exercise. Established in 2013, the primary objectives of the club are to foster and promote the sport of rowing at all levels. In the student division, the club has won the overall title in 6 out of 7 competitions, including the past two championships, held in 2018. Besides, they won the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries Award at the Jang Bogo Flag National Rowing Championship for the second consecutive year. In the general division, the club was also honored with the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries Award in 2 out of 3 competitions, for the second consecutive year.