Revised Romanization Han Wang-yong
Name Han Wang-yong
McCune–Reischauer Han Wang'yong
Han was born in Okgu, Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, the youngest son in a family of three sons and two daughters. He represented his middle school in football and his high school in baseball.
In 2003, he became the 11th person to climb the 14 eight-thousanders. Since then he has led expeditions to clean rubbish left by other climbers from the slopes of K2 and Everest.