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Hyeonkyu Lim

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14

Further personal information

Residence
Seoul, KOR
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age eight.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by his mother after she watched a television programme about Korean Para swimmer Kim Jin-Ho.
Club / Team
Chungcheongbuk-do Para Swimming Federation : Korea

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mexico City, MEX

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always do my best." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was born with an intellectual impairment. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Mexico City 2017 World Para Swimming Championships (Mexico City, Mexico)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 100 m Backstroke S14 Heat 2 2017-12-06 9999
Men's 100 m Butterfly S14 Heat 2 2017-12-07 7
Men's 100 m Butterfly S14 Final 1 2017-12-07 7