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JEONG Jongdae
Sport Para athletics, Para cross-country
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age35
Place of BirthYeonggwang, KOR
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T52
Further Personal Information
Residence
Ilsan, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up Para athletics in 2012.
Why this sport?
He switched to Para athletics from wheelchair rugby because he had sustained injuries and wanted to compete in an individual event.
Club / Team
Golden Blue: Busan, KOR
Name of coach
Kim Sang-Hyun, KOR
Senior International Debut
Year
2014
Competing for
Korea
General Interest
Hobbies
Watching wheelchair basketball and wheelchair rugby. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the 200m and bronze in the 100m at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Indonesia. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Korean Para athletes Hong Suk-Man and Kim Gyu-Dae. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
His grandfather. (Athlete, 06 Nov 2019)
Other sports
He has represented the Republic of Korea in wheelchair rugby. (joins.com, 17 Apr 2011)
Impairment
He damaged his spinal cord in a car accident in 2001. (hani.co.kr, 19 Oct 2014; christiandaily.co.kr, 17 Oct 2014; joins.com, 17 Apr 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
10 2017 400m T52 1:09.23
8 2017 100m T52 19.60
7 2019 400m T52 1:09.87
11 2019 100m T52 18.55
Asian Para Games - Para athletics
Rank Year Event Result
4 2014 100m T52 19.44
5 2014 400m T52 1:11.86
3 2014 200m T52 34.35
3 2018 100m T51/52 18.91
6 2018 400m T52 1:09.99
2 2018 200m T51/52 33.73