Dodgers' pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin named top S. Korean athlete of 2013: poll
SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Yonhap) -- After enjoying a strong rookie season, the Los Angeles Dodgers' pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin was selected as the top South Korean athlete of 2013, a national survey showed Monday.
Ryu, the left-handed starter for the Major League Baseball (MLB) club, earned 51.4 percent of support in a poll conducted by Gallup Korea. The pollster surveyed 1,702 South Koreans aged 13 or older from Nov. 1 to 18. The voters could select up to two athletes.
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