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Gwangyeoul Park

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Pyeongtaek, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Health and Welfare Studies - Sangji University: Wonju, KOR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014 in Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea.
Club / Team
Pyeongtaek City Hall: Korea
Name of coach
Park Sung-Jun [club], KOR

International debut

Year
2018
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Hobbies
Music. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning his first gold medal at the National Para Games in the Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Kim Hae-Kwang. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Hero / Idol
Korean weightlifter Jang Mi-Ran. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given an Excellence Award by the Gangwon-do Sports Association for the Disabled in the Republic of Korea. (kwnews.co.kr, 06 Dec 2017)
Other sports
In 2013 he was selected to attend a national wheelchair curling camp for rookies in the Republic of Korea. (kwnews.co.kr, 11 Sep 2018)
Impairment
He was born with an impairment to his spinal cord. (Athlete, 11 Jul 2019)