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Sung Hyok Sim

Swimming

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7

Sport specific information

Name of coach
Kang Ho Jin

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SB6 100m breaststroke at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (naenara.com.kp, 19 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at an international competition. (naenara.com.kp, 19 Jul 2015)
Impairment
At age seven he lost both legs in an accident. (naenara.com.kp, 19 Jul 2015)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first DPR Korean athlete to win a medal at an Asian Para Games when he won bronze in the SB6 100m breaststroke at the 2014 Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (korea.net, 27 Oct 2014)