Bobsleigh pair Won Yun-jong and Seo Young-woo were voted South Korea's MVP athletes of the year ©Getty Images

South Korea's bobsleigh duo of Won Yun-jong and Seo Young-woo have been voted the country's MVP athletes at the annual Coca-Cola Awards ceremony in Seoul. 

Pilot Won and brakeman Seo won this year's International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF) World Cup series after winning two events and finishing second in three others. 

Their coach, Malcolm Lloyd, who passed away in January at the age of 68, was named the top coach of the year.

The Welshman led the South Korean bobsleigh team after the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and was credited with improving the team by implementing special training methods.

The pair paid tribute to Lloyd.

"He was like a father to us," the 30-year-old Won said.

"When we were disappointed in ourselves, he cheered us up and forged us into a better team."

Lloyd's death appeared to inspire the pair for the rest of the season.

"It's like a dream," Won said.

"I think this award is not only for us, but to all people related to the South Korean bobsleigh team.

"I think time will solve my driving skills.

"But for the start, I realised through this season that I can improve it more."

Skeleton slider Yun Sung-bin and figure skater You Young took the rookie of the year awards.

Yun, 21, ended last season as world number two after winning one gold, three silver and two bronze medals from eight World Cup races.

He also became the first Asian to win a medal at the World Championships when he finished second behind Latvia’s Martins Dukurs in Innsbruck. 

"My ultimate goal is to beat that slider [Dukurs]," Yun said.

"But before talking about my plans to do so, I think my mindset should be ready first."

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World skeleton silver medallist Yun Sung-bin sliding was voted South Korea's rookie of the year ©Getty Images

You became the youngest South Korean national figure skating champion in January at age 11, breaking the previous record held by 2010 Olympic champion figure skater Kim Yu-na.

Lee Dae-hoon, the two-time World Taekwondo Federation Athlete of the Year, and Choi Mi-sun, the world's number one female archer in recurves, received honors in the individual athlete category.

Lee collected seven gold medals in various taekwondo events last year in the bantamweight division.

The 24-year-old has won medals at the World Taekwondo Championships, Asian Games and Asian Championships in his career.

At Rio 2016, he will be hoping to improve on the Olympic silver medal he won at London 2012.

Choi, 19, had an incredible international debut season.

Her accomplishments last year included five gold and two silver medals at various World Cup, two runner-up finishes at the Summer Universiade, and two bronzes at the World Archery Championships.

She also won the silver medal in the test event for Rio 2016in September.

World number one male badminton duo Lee Yong-dae and Jung Jae-sung received the Team of the Year award.