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Sungwon Jang

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Residence
Cheongju, KOR
Occupation
Coach
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Sport Studies - Digital Seoul Culture Art University: Korea

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 2004.
Why this sport?
One of his friends encouraged him to try the sport.
Club / Team
Cheongju City Hall: Korea
Handedness
Right

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Korea
Location
Kuala Lumpur, MAS

General interest

Awards and honours
In 2018 he received a Coaching Award at the Chungcheongbuk-do Para Sports Awards in the Republic of Korea. (cctimes.kr, 13 Dec 2018)

In 2011 he was presented with the Mengho Medal by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the Republic of Korea. (mcst.go.kr, 14 Oct 2011)

In 2009 he was given the Best Para Athlete Award by the Chungcheongbuk-do Sports Association for the Disabled in the Republic of Korea. (koreanpc.kr, 11 Dec 2009)
Impairment
A car accident in 1998 resulted in a type of spinal cord injury known as myelopathy. (naver.com, 26 Nov 2010)
Other information
COACHING
He has served as head coach of Cheongju City Hall shooting Para sport team in the Republic of Korea. (cctimes.kr, 13 Dec 2018; 38thnational.koreanpc.kr, 28 Oct 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 10
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 6
Men's Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Final Round 6
Mixed Free Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 27
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 16
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Final 2010-07-19 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-19 3
Team R3 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH1 Final 2010-07-19 1
Men's 50m Free Rifle 3x40 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 9
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 10
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2010-07-23 3