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Hyeoksu Lim

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment

Further personal information

Occupation
Student

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in grade two of primary school.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed being active and would often bruise himself colliding with other people and obstacles. His mother decided to take him to the pool, as there was a lot of space for him to play, and he was then noticed by a coach who suggested he could compete in the sport.
Club / Team
Noeun High School: Daejeon, KOR

General interest

Most influential person in career
His mother Kim Mi-Hyeon. (ggilbo.com, 22 May 2018)
Awards and honours
He received the Best Male Swimmer Award at the 2016 National Championships in the Republic of Korea. (bsad.or.kr, 01 Dec 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (ggilbo.com, 22 May 2018)
Impairment
He has autism. (ggilbo.com, 22 May 2018)