Cycling | Swimming
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport Psychology - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She switched to Para cycling from Para swimming in 2015.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to switch to the sport from Para swimming, and she also found it interesting.
Club / Team
Jellolabuk-do Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea
Most influential person in career
Her husband. (rio2016.sbs.co.kr, 23 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was presented with an Achievement Medal by the Korea Disabled Cycling Federation. (c-kdcf.kr, 27 Dec 2016)
She represented the Republic of Korea in swimming at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She was ranked ninth in the S4 50m backtstroke. (SportsDeskOnline, 28 Jul 2017; rio2016.sbs.co.kr, 23 Aug 2016)
She sustained a cervical spine injury following a traffic accident in 2004. (rio2016.sbs.co.kr, 23 Aug 2016)
|Women's 50 m Backstroke S4||Heat 2||2012-09-06||5|
|Women's 50 m Freestyle S4||Heat 2||2013-08-12||9|
|Women's 50 m Backstroke S4||Heat 2||2013-08-13||7|
|Women's 50 m Backstroke S4||Final 1||2013-08-13||7|
|Women's Time Trial H1-3||Final Round||2016-09-14||10|
|Women's Road Race H1-4||Final Round||2016-09-15||13|