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Yudong Bae

Athletics

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Vision impairment
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T11, F11

Further personal information

Family
One daughter, one son
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by a friend. He found Para athletics gave him a sense of achievement.
Club / Team
Ulsan Para Athletics Business Team: Korea

International debut

Year
2010
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Oita, JPN

General interest

Most influential person in career
His family. (naver.com, 06 May 2015)
Injuries
He injured his right knee and his right shin in 2015. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 11 May 2015)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (naver.com, 06 May 2015)
Impairment
He was diagnosed with pigmentary retinopathy in 1997. The condition means he has a reduced field of vision. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 11 May 2015)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2011 IPC Athletics World Championships (Christchurch, New Zealand)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Discus Throw F11 Final 2011-01-22 9
Men's Javelin F11 Final 2011-01-27 7