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Hogyoung You

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Family
One son
Residence
Cheongju, KOR
Occupation
Coach
Languages
English, Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in 2001.
Why this sport?
He stayed with Para shooters in the athletes' village while he was competing in Para swimming the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. Korean Para shooter Choi Jong-In encouraged him to take up the sport while he was there.
Club / Team
Cheongju City Hall: Korea

General interest

Other sports
He competed in Para swimming at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. (hani.co.kr, 05 Sep 2013)
Impairment
He damaged his spinal cord during military training in January 1988. (hani.co.kr, 05 Sep 2013)
Other information
COACH
He was the head coach of the national team at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, He is a coach of the Cheongju City Hall in Republic of Korea. (ablenews.co.kr, 06 Sep 2016; jbnews.com, 27 Jun 2016; 37thnational.koreanpc.kr, 17 Sep 2017)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
In 2014 he was elected as an athlete member of the Asian Paralympic Committee [APC]. (ablenews.co.kr, 22 Oct 2014)

HIGHER EDUCATION
In 2013 he obtained his PhD degree at the Korean National Sport University in Seoul. His thesis was titled 'Scale development of the quality of life of people with a spinal impairment'. (hani.co.kr, 05 Sep 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 6
Mixed Air Rifle Standing SH2 Final Round 4
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 1
Mixed Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 4
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 11
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2010-07-24 11
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Final 2010-07-24 1