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Yunri Lee

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Biography

Impairment information

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

Further personal information

Family
Husband Lee Chun-Hee [2005], son Jun-Seo
Residence
Wando, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Korean
Higher education
Sport Studies - Gwangju University: Korea

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up the sport in 2006.
Why this sport?
She was involved in Para table tennis for several years, but felt she wasn't good enough to succeed at the highest level. A friend then suggested shooting Para sport to her, and she found she enjoyed it.
Club / Team
Jeollanam-do Shooting Federation for the Disabled : Korea
Name of coach
Lee Chun-Hee [husband], KOR
Training Regime
She trains for four hours a day, five days a week.

International debut

Year
2007
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Most influential person in career
Her husband and her son. (media24.kr, 14 Sep 2016; joongboo.com, 22 Oct 2014)
Injuries
She injured her left elbow after falling in the bathroom during the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (media24.kr, 14 Sep 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"For me it is my main responsibility to bring honour to my country and people through the sport." (paralympic.org, 24 Jan 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 she was given an Excellence Award at the 10th Anniversary of Jeollanamdo Sports Association for the Disabled in Republic of Korea. (yna.co.kr, 31 Oct 2017)

In 2017 she was presented with the Cheongryong Medal, the highest order of Merit for Sport by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in the Republic of Korea. (yna.co.kr, 31 Oct 2017)

In 2010 she received the Mengho Medal, the second highest Order of Merit for Sport in the Republic of Korea. (igj.co.kr, 11 Feb 2010)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (Athlete, 14 Jan 2018; waris.kr, 28 Jun 2019)
Impairment
She was involved in a traffic accident in 1996, which resulted in paraplegia. (onstn.com, 13 Oct 2014; ablenews.co.kr, 11 Feb 2009)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as an honorary ambassador for the National Rehabilitation Centre in the Republic of Korea. (sportsq.co.kr, 05 Aug 2016)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games (Beijing, China)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 17
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 1
Women's Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final Round 1
2010 IPC Shooting World Championships (Zagreb, Croatia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Team R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2010-07-17 1
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2010-07-17 1
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 2010-07-20 12
London 2012 Paralympic Games (London, Great Britain)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2012-08-30 6
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2012-08-30 4
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2012-09-04 30
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2012-09-06 4
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Final Round 2012-09-06 4
2014 IPC Shooting World Championships (Suhl, Germany)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2014-07-19 3
Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2014-07-19 3
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Qualification 2014-07-22 48
Mixed 50m Rifle prone SH1 Elimination 2014-07-22 12
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Qualification 2014-07-24 3
Women's 50m Sport Rifle 3x20 SH1 Final 2014-07-24 3
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Final Round 2016-09-08 4
R2 - Women's 10 m Air Rifle Standing SH1 Qualification 2016-09-08 3
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Final Round 2016-09-13 3
R8 - Women's 50 m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2016-09-13 4
R6 - Mixed 50 m Rifle Prone SH1 Qualification 2016-09-14 30
Cheongju 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships (Cheongju, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 4
R2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle standing SH1 Final 2018-05-05 6
R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Qualification 2018-05-05 2
R8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1 Final 2018-05-05 5