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Seunghun Jun

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
L&F2

Further personal information

Family
Wife Lee Geum-Sik
Occupation
Athlete
Higher education
Health and Welfare Studies - Busan Digital University: Korea

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para dance sport in 2009.
Why this sport?
He switched to Para dance sport from Para athletics because his wife encouraged him to start together after she watched a performance at a community rehabilitation centre.
Club / Team
I Am Dance Cub: Seoul, KOR

General interest

Nicknames
James (ablenews.co.kr, 16 Aug 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in Shooting Para sport at national level, and then switched to Para athletics. He competed at the Seoul International Wheelchair Marathon in the Republic of Korea in 2006 and 2007. (blog.daum.net, 18 May 2007; cpbc.co.kr, 28 May 2006)
Famous relatives
His wife Lee Geum-Sik also competes in Para dance sport at international level. (SportsDeskOnline, 04 Nov 2019; paralympic.org, 22 Sep 2019; ablenews.co.kr, 16 Aug 2018)
Impairment
His impairment to the lower limbs was the result of polio at age one. (ablenews.co.kr, 16 Aug 2018)
Other information
PARA DANCER
He was part of the performance at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (ablenews.co.kr, 16 Aug 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 11
Men's Single Freestyle Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 6
Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-22 8