Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Husband Cho Su-Nam, son Cho Chan-Young
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
Mongshil [given to her by her husband]. (Athlete, 29 May 2019)
Taking care of her dog. (Athlete, 29 May 2019)
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)
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)
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)
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