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Final roster for Olympic baseball qualifying tournament revealed

야구대표팀 최종 엔트리 발표…양현종·김광현·박병호 뭉친다

Final roster for Olympic baseball qualifying tournament revealed


The Korea Baseball Organization on Wednesday announced its final roster for an upcoming Olympic baseball qualifying tournament.


Kim Kyung Moon, manager of the national team, revealed his 28-man roster for the 2019 World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12.


The list includes 13 pitchers, 2 catchers, 7 infielders and 6 outfielders.


The KBOs top liners including Park Byung Ho of the Kiwoom Heroes, Yang Hyeon Jong of the KIA Tigers and Kim Gwang Hyeon of the SK Wyverns as well as Yang Eui Ji of the NC Dinos joined the team.


South Korea will host Group C games for the Premier12, which is the first qualifying tournament for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, between November 6th and 8th.


The Premier12 features the top 12 countries in the world rankings and South Korea (No.3) is in Group C with Cuba (No. 5), Australia (No. 7) and Canada (No. 10).

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