Athletics | Nordic Skiing
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2012.
Why this sport?
He switched to Para athletics from wheelchair rugby because he had sustained injuries and wanted to compete in an individual event.
Club / Team
Golden Blue: Busan, KOR
Name of coach
Kim Sang-Hyun, KOR
Watching wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the T51/52 200m and bronze in the T51/52 100m at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Korean Para athletes Hong Suk-Man and Kim Gyu-Dae. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
His grandfather. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
He has represented the Republic of Korea in wheelchair rugby. (joins.com, 17 Apr 2011)
He damaged his spinal cord in a car accident in 2001. (hani.co.kr, 19 Oct 2014; christiandaily.co.kr, 17 Oct 2014; joins.com, 17 Apr 2011)
|Men's 400 m T52||Heat 2||2017-07-18||10|
|Men's 100 m T52||Heat 1||2017-07-22||8|
|Men's 100 m T52||Final 1||2017-07-22||8|