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Su Wan Kim

Shooting
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH1

Further personal information

Family
One son
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2014.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to begin shooting by friends, and decided to train seriously after his father bought a pistol for him.
Club / Team
Gyeongsangnamdo Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea
Name of coach
Lee Jin-Hwa [club], KOR; Jang Sungwon [national], KOR
Handedness
Left

General interest

Most influential person in career
His son. (stnsports.co.kr, 09 Sep 2016)
Impairment
A traffic accident in 2011 resulted in spinal cord injuries and paralysis. (geojenews.co.kr, 16 May 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R1 - Men's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2016-09-08 4
R1 - Men's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2016-09-08 3
R3 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-10 27
R7 - Men's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2016-09-12 12
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R1 - Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 24