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Taehun Kim

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Residence
Daejeon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2013.
Why this sport?
One of his friends encouraged him to try Para athletics, so he participated in a competition in Daegu, Republic of Korea.
Club / Team
Daejeon Sport for the Disabled: Korea
Name of coach
Kim Sang-Hyun, KOR, from 2009

International debut

Year
2017
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Hobbies
Singing, listening to audio books. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
German discus thrower Robert Harting. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at age 30. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019; joongdo.co.kr, 08 Jun 2016)