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Youngkyun Seo

Shooting

Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began shooting in 2004.
Why this sport?
A friend suggested he try the sport.
Club / Team
Gyeongsangnamdo Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea
Name of coach
Lee Jin-Hwa [club], KOR

General interest

Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)
Awards and honours
At the 2011 Korean Athlete Awards Ceremony he received the Geosang Medal, the third highest Order of Merit for Sport award in the Republic of Korea. (korea.kr, 14 Oct 2011)
Impairment
He injured his spinal cord in a car accident. (Athlete, 07 Sep 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed 50m Free Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-21 18
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2010-07-23 20
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 19
P4 - Mixed 50 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2012-09-06 12
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-20 1
Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final 2014-07-20 6
Team P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 2
Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 25
Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 14
Team P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 1
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Final Round 2016-09-09 5
P1 - Men's 10 m Air Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-09 5
P3 - Mixed 25 m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2016-09-11 23
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 15
P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 24
Team P3 - Mixed 25m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 1
Team P4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 5