Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in year 10 at high school in Daejeon, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
A Para athletics coach discovered her talent and encouraged her to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Daejeon Wonmyeong School: Korea
Name of coach
Kim Sang-Hyun [personal], KOR
Baking. (kbs.co.kr, 18 Mar 2017)
Most influential person in career
Her grandmother. (kbs.co.kr, 18 Mar 2017)
Awards and honours
In 2015 she was named Best Athlete at the National Para Athletics Championships in Republic of Korea. (Joongdoilbo YouTube channel, 01 Oct 2015)
To win gold at the Paralympic Games. (kbsktw.com, 18 Mar 2017)
She was diagnosed with an intellectual impairment while in year eight at middle school. (kbs.co.kr, 18 Mar 2017)