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Juyoung Kang

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Lee Eun-Kyung, one daughter
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Social Work Studies - Daegu Cyber University: Korea

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para shooting in 2003.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport for rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Gangwon Province Shooting Federation for the Disabled: Korea
Handedness
Left

General interest

Most influential person in career
His wife. (bluesoccer.net, 07 Dec 2012)
Injuries
He suffered from an eye infection at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (ytn.co.kr, 13 Sep 2012)
Other sports
He took up athletics at age 10 and competed at university level before his accident in 1998. (hamgang.or.kr, 09 Jan 2013)
Impairment
A diving accident while at the beach in 1998 resulted in spinal cord injuries. (bluesoccer.net, 07 Dec 2012; jumunjintoday.com, 04 Sep 2012; newswire.co.kr, 04 Dec 2006)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as secretary general of Gangwon-do Para Sports Federation in the Republic of Korea. He has also been involved as a coach with the Gangneung City Hall Para shooting team. (hamgang.or.kr, 09 Jan 2013; search.naver.com, 09 May 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2010-07-21 33
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 4
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Final 2010-07-24 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2010-07-24 13
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2012-09-01 12
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2012-09-02 1
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Final Round 2012-09-02 1
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Final 2014-07-21 2
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 7
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 12
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 1