Jong-Man Park

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5

Further personal information

Residence
Daejeon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began para-swimming in 1986.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport for rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Daejeon Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea
Name of coach
Lee Kwon-Sik [club], KOR; Park Chang-Yong [national], KOR

International debut

Year
1988
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Seoul

General interest

Awards and honours
He was named the 2007 Best Para-Athlete at the Jeonbuk Sports Association for the Disabled Awards Ceremony in Korea. (ablenews.co.kr, 12 Dec 2007)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of polio. (jjan.kr, 13 May 2004)