Park Chu-Young among three over-age Korean selections for London Olympics

The Korean Football Association (KFA) on Friday announced its over-age selections for the 2012 Olympics, calling up Park Chu-Young, Jeong Sung-Ryong, and Lee Jung-Soo to join 15 Under-23 players in London.

Arsenal striker Park brought himself back into the national team fold following his mid-June apology over his decision to defer South Korea's mandatory military service. Olympic coach Hong Myung-Bo sat next to Park during his press conference, indicating that the former As Monaco striker was back in his good graces.

Meanwhile, 31-year-old Lee recently signed a one-year contract with Qatari side Al Sadd after attracting interest from Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande.

Earlier this week, Suwon Bluewings goalkeeper Jung was selected to take part in the 2012 K-League All Star Game against a selection of Korean stars who were involved in the 2002 World Cup.

South Korea will face Mexico, Gabon, and Switzerland in the tournament's Group B. The country's full Olympic squad is to be announced later this afternoon.

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