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Youngjun Jeon

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
SH2

Further personal information

Residence
Daejeon, KOR
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up shooting Para sport in 2006.
Why this sport?
After his accident he wanted to shut himself away from the world. His close friends suggested he should try the sport, and he discovered he enjoyed it.

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Awards and honours
He received an Athlete Citation Award at the 2017 Daejeon Athletics Awards in the Republic of Korea. (ccdn.co.kr, 21 Dec 2017)

In 2011 he was presented with the President's Prize by the Daejeon Para Sports Association in the Republic of Korea. (dailycc.net, 06 Aug 2012)
Impairment
A traffic accident in his mid-twenties resulted in spinal cord injuries. He has limited movement in his body and hands. (dailycc.net, 06 Aug 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Qualification 2012-09-01 1
R5 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Prone SH2 Final Round 2012-09-01 8
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Qualification 2012-09-02 8
R4 - Mixed 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH2 Final Round 2012-09-02 6
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Final 2014-07-21 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 5
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2014-07-21 1
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 1
Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2014-07-23 11
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 3
R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Final 2018-05-05 3
R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 13
R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 10
Team R4 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle standing SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 1
Team R5 - Mixed 10m Air Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 5
Team R9 - Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH2 Qualification 2018-05-05 2