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Mingyu Hwang

Alpine Skiing

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
B3
Guide
Choi Ji-Hoon

Further personal information

Residence
Boryeong, KOR
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013 at the Alpensia Resort in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He became interested in the sport after participating in a ski camp.
Name of coach
Lee Ho-Sung [national], KOR

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Hobbies
Running. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Finishing third in slalom at the 2018 World Cup event in Zagreb, Croatia. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father, and his younger sister. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Guide Yoo Jae-Hyung. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics at national level in the Republic of Korea. (sports.khan.co.kr, 15 Mar 2018; news.tvchosun.com, 07 Feb 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, and to compete in athletics at the Paralympic Games. (sports.khan.co.kr, 15 Mar 2018)
Impairment
He was born with reduced vision. His right eye has been affected more than his left. (sports.khan.co.kr, 15 Mar 2018; yonhapnews.co.kr, 21 Jun 2015)

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