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Jinhwa Jeon

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Residence
Busan, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in Jinhae, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He met a shooting Para sport athlete at the hospital he was recovering in, and was encouraged to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Busan Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2017 he was presented with the Cheongryong Medal, the highest order of sports merit by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the Republic of Korea. (bsad.or.kr, 17 Oct 2017)

In 2014 he was given a Citation Award by the Busan Para Sports Association in the Republic of Korea. (ablenews.co.kr, 05 Dec 2014)

In 2010 he was presented with a Merit Award by the Gyeongsangnamdo Para-Sports Association in the Republic of Korea. (wecannews.com, 19 Oct 2010)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of injuries sustained in a traffic accident in 2001. He was struck by a speeding car. (idomin.com, 20 Apr 2007)
Other information
PREVIOUS OCCUPATION
He was a manufacturing technical engineer prior to his accident in 2001. (idomin.com, 20 Apr 2007)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2014-07-19 7
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 4
Team R1 - Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-21 16
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 30
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 4
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 7
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Final 2014-07-25 6
Team R7 - Men's 50m Rifle 3 positions SH1 Qualification 2014-07-25 1
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R1 - Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 5
R1 - Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2018-05-05 8