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Yunki Shin

Powerlifting

Biography

Impairment information

Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Husband Cho Su-Nam, son Cho Chan-Young
Other names
Shin Jeong-Hee
Residence
Seoul, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Physical Education - Seoul Digital University: Korea

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She began powerlifting in 2002.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to take up the sport by her husband Cho Su-Nam, who has also competed in Para powerlifting at international level.
Club / Team
Chungbuk Paralympic Committee Business Team: Korea

International debut

Year
2002
Competing for
Korea
Location
Busan, KOR

General interest

Nicknames
Mongshil [given to her by her husband]. (Athlete, 29 May 2019)
Hobbies
Taking care of her dog. (Athlete, 29 May 2019)
Injuries
She injured her elbow and her shoulder while training in 2011. The injuries affected her performance at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London, and then for a further four years. (Athlete, 29 May 2019; joongboo.com, 06 Nov 2014)
Famous relatives
Her husband Cho Su-Nam represented the Republic of Korea in powerlifting at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens. (35thnational.koreanpc.kr, 29 Oct 2015; news.donga.com, 21 Sep 2004)
Impairment
Her impairment is a result of the effects of polio. She contracted the illness at age two. (Athlete, 29 May 2019; news.donga.com, 21 Sep 2004)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2010 IPC Powerlifting World Championships (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Up to 48.00kg Final 2010-07-26 9999
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's -48 kg Final Round 2012-09-01 9999