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Myungsoon Kang

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Husband Kim Chun-Eop, daughter Dan-Bi, son Kyung-Eop
Residence
Incheon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2005.
Why this sport?
A friend suggested she try the sport.
Club / Team
Incheon Shooting Para Sport Team: Incheon, KOR
Name of coach
Sim Jae Yong [club], KOR

General interest

Other sports
She has represented the Republic of Korea in Para athletics, winning bronze in the 3000m at the 1988 Paralympic Games in Seoul. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Apr 2019; sportsin.co.kr, 02 Aug 2016)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (imedialife.co.kr, 06 Oct 2020)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2016-09-08 6
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2016-09-08 8
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2016-09-13 9
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 19
R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 14