Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Gumi University: Korea
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up para athletics in 2001 in Kumi, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He did not go outside for a year after his accident and wanted to lose weight. He started by going for walks, and eventually he joined a running club.
Club / Team
Gyeongsangbuk-do Athletics Federation for the Disabled: Japan
Photography, travelling. (ohmynews.com, 05 Jun 2014)
He sustained an injury to his left hip at the 2016 London Marathon. (news.chosun.com, 25 Oct 2016)
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (news.chosun.com, 25 Oct 2016)
Both his hands were amputated following an electrical accident in 1999 when he was working as an electrician in a manufacturing plant. (news.chosun.com, 25 Oct 2016)