Mr. Cho, Hee Wook, ACC President, was decorated with the Royal Honour by His Majesty the King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej.
The Honour named Direkgunabhon was presented to him in Bangkok on 11th August, 2009 by the Thai Vice Prime Minister Sanan Kajornprasart.
The Decoration was awarded in recognition of his 5 years� contribution to the development of cycling sport in Thailand in particular and Asia in general in close collaboration with Thai Cycling Association. The awarding ceremony was attended by lots of VIPs including Korean Ambassador to
Thailand and Thai Government Officials.
The 2009 ACC Congress held on 20th March in Seoul Korea re-elected Mr. Cho as the President by an absolute majority vote against his contender from Japan.