The president of the International Skating Federation had a video interview with the Rok delegation

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The president of the International Skating Union (ISU), Jan Dikma, said in a video interview with the South Korean delegation on Tuesday that he would not accept the south Korean team’s appeal of the men’s 1,000m short-track speed skating at the Beijing Winter Olympics, Yonhap reported.According to reports, the INTERNATIONAL Skating Federation said that the results announced on July 7 remain unchanged, and the skating federation is always committed to a fair decision.But according to Yonhap news agency, the South Korean side insisted that the decision in the men’s 1,000m speed skating quarterfinal held on July 7 was “unfair” and that “it may worsen relations”.Lee Ki-heung, president of the Korea Sports Council, and Yoon Hong-geun, president of the Korea Ice Federation and head of the sports delegation, attended the video interview as representatives of the Korean side on Friday.Hwang Dae-heon and Lee Jun-soo of the Republic of Korea were disqualified from the men’s 1,000m short-track speed skating semifinal at the Beijing Winter Olympics on Sunday night.Ren Ziwei and Li Wenlong of China won the gold and silver MEDALS respectively, while Liu Shao-ang of Hungary took the bronze.The South Korean side later lodged a complaint.In response to the south Korean team’s complaint, the INTERNATIONAL Skating Federation (ISU) said in a statement On Monday that the skater (Hwang Dae-heon) had made contact due to a “violation of overtaking rules”, as announced on the video screen at the venue.The statement said the referee confirmed that the appeal had been rejected in accordance with article 123, paragraphs 4 and 5 of the GENERAL Rules of the INTERNATIONAL Skating Federation.’In fact, in accordance with the principles applicable to the field, no appeal is allowed against disqualification or non-disqualification decisions of (referee) officials for breach of any competition rules,’ the statement said.The statement added that the referee had reviewed the incident with the video referee and stood by his decision.