OK Financial Group announced on the 29th, “The 15th Sun Dong Yeolbae OK National Deaf Baseball Tournament (hereinafter OK National Deaf Baseball Tournament) will be held at KT Wiz Park in Suwon on the 1st of next month.”

After two semifinal games, a celebration performance and opening ceremony, the event game and the final game will be held one after another.

A total of seven teams participated in the preliminary rounds on May 25, with Chungju Sungshim School, Cheongju Dragon Eyes, Jeonbuk Def Dinos, and Daegu Hawkeyes advancing to the semifinals. The four semifinalists will compete for a ticket to the finals at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. next month. The OK National Deaf Baseball Tournament is free to attend with no ticket purchase required.

The opening ceremony, 토토사이트 which will take place after the semifinals, will kick off with a celebratory performance. Entertainer Saori, who has been an ambassador of the tournament since 2022, will lead the sign language performance celebration.

The opening ceremony will be followed by a special friendly match between the Korean National Deaf Baseball Team and the US 2nd Infantry Division Baseball Team.

This year, the U.S. Infantry 2nd Division Baseball Team will be participating in the tournament to commemorate the fact that June is the month of the OK National Deaf Baseball Tournament. After a special friendly game, the final game will be held at 3 p.m.

OK Financial Group has been sponsoring the National Deaf Baseball Tournament since 2010.

It has been supporting sports for the deaf in Korea through former national baseball team manager Sun Dong-yeol, and in 2019, the tournament was renamed the “Sun Dong-yeol OK National Deaf Baseball Tournament” in his honor to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the tournament.

In 2022, the tournament resumed after a three-year hiatus due to COVID-19, and the main stage was moved to Suwon KT Wiz Park, allowing deaf players to create meaningful memories in a better environment.

The tournament will be hosted by former coach Sun Dong-yeol, and will be attended by Shin Dong-jin, president of the Gyeonggi-do Deaf Association, Lee Jong-hak, 사설 토토사이트 president of the Korea Deaf Sports Federation, and Colonel Thomas, commander of the U.S. 2nd Infantry Division.

“I am pleased to be able to continue organizing the Deaf Baseball Tournament thanks to OK Savings Bank’s longtime sponsorship. I feel that the interest of baseball players and fans in deaf baseball is growing with each successive tournament,” said Sun. ‘I would like to thank OK Savings Bank once again for actively supporting the National Deaf Baseball Tournament every year, which gives hope to the deaf, and I hope that the deaf players will show off their skills to the fullest this year.’

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