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Myungsoon Park

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
Two children
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up shooting Para sport in 2004.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to try the sport by some of her friends who were already shooting at a local club.
Club / Team
Gyeongsangnamdo Sports Association for the Disabled: Republic of Korea
Name of coach
Lee Jin-Hwa [club], KOR

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Republic of Korea
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Zagreb, CRO

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her family. (tybs.co.kr, 30 Jul 2012)
Awards and honours
At the 2013 Korean Athletic Awards Ceremony she was presented with the Kirin Medal, the fifth highest Order of Merit for Sport award in the Republic of Korea. (able.kbs.co.kr, 16 Oct 2013)
Impairment
She was involved in a traffic accident while on her way to work in 2000, which resulted in the amputation of her left leg. (tybs.co.kr, 30 Jul 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-22 2
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-31 6
P2 - Women's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 2012-08-31 5
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 11
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P2 - Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 20
P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 25
Team P2 - Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 5