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Geunsoo Kim

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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Hwang Hae-Hwa, one daughter
Residence
Gwangju, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in 2012.
Why this sport?
He became interested in shooting after watching the 2012 Paralympic Games in London.
Club / Team
Gwangju City Hall: Korea
Name of coach
Yun Geum-Seok [club], KOR

General interest

Most influential person in career
His wife. (ablenews.co.kr, 16 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was presented with the Cheongryong Medal by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the Republic of Korea. (honam.co.kr, 18 Oct 2017)

In 2016 he was named Athlete of the Year by the Gwangju Sports Association for the Disabled in the Republic of Korea. (kwangju.co.kr, 06 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To win gold at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (paralympic.org, 22 Feb 2019)
Impairment
He damaged cervical vertebrae after he was involved in a fall at a construction site in 2001. (hani.co.kr, 06 Sep 2017; yonhapnews.co.kr, 11 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 3
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Final 2014-07-21 8
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 13
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2016-09-10 7
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Final Round 2016-09-10 3
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 2016-09-13 2
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2016-09-13 6
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 5
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 1
R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 25
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 36
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Final 2018-05-05 7
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 7
Team R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 2