After long illness Park Docheon passes away

The smile we remember, Park Docheon at the 2008 Asian Univeristies Championships in Mongolia (Photo: ATTU) Chair of the Asian Table Tennis Union’s Technical and Umpires Committee, following a long illness, suffering from cancer, Park Docheon passed away on Friday 29th January. Born on Monday 1st January 1951, he was 70 years old. In addition to his position within the Asian Table Tennis Union, he was very much a key figure within the Korea Table Tennis Association. He became the International Director in 1981, an office he held to the present day, also during that period from 2013 to 2016, he fulfilled the role of Vice President. Most notably at the World Championships in 1991 in Chiba, he was the Public Information Officer for