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JEON Min Jae
Sport Para athletics
NPC Korea   
GenderWomen
Age41
Height1.49 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T36
Further Personal Information
Residence
Korea
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2003 in Jeonju, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
Her physical education teacher noticed she had a talent for sport.
Club / Team
Jeollabuk-do Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea
Name of coach
Joo Dae-Ha [national], KOR; Shin Sun Cheol [national], KOR
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching movies, online shopping. (china.joins.com, 31 Jul 2013)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Park Jeong-Ho and Shin Sun Cheol. (news.chosun.com, 14 Sep 2016; news.joins.com, 22 Oct 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Running is happiness." (news.sbs.co.kr, 18 May 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she received an Achievement Award at the Jeollabuk-do Para Athletics Awards Ceremony in the Republic of Korea. (jeollailbo.com, 07 Dec 2016)

She was named Best Para Athlete at the 2012 National Para Games in the Republic of Korea. (china.joins.com, 31 Jul 2013)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (insight.co.kr, 23 Sep 2016)
Impairment
She was diagnosed with encephalitis at age five, which resulted in cerebral palsy. (china.joins.com, 31 Jul 2013)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
4 2008 200m T36 32.62
6 2008 100m T36 15.67
2 2012 200m T36 31.08
2 2012 100m T36 14.70
4 2016 100m T36 14.88
2 2016 200m T36 31.06
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
5 2011 200m T36 33.07
5 2011 100m T36 15.33
1 2013 200m T36 30.96
2 2013 100m T36 15.61
3 2017 200m T36 31.40
3 2017 100m T36 15.06
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
1 2014 200m T36 31.59
1 2014 100m T36 15.60
1 2018 200m T36 31.08
1 2018 100m T36 14.98