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HAN Jeongwon
Sport Para cross-country
NPC Korea   
GenderWomen
Age49
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Family
One son, one daughter
Occupation
Sports Teacher
Languages
Korean
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her family. (KPC YouTube channel, 01 Oct 2019)
Other sports
She has won medals in wheelchair tennis and Para badminton at the National Para Games in Republic of Korea. In 2015 she was selected for the national Para rowing team ahead of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but an injury to her left knee forced her to pull out of the team. She has also competed in Para golf at international level, and Para biathlon at national level. (KPC YouTube channel, 01 Oct 2019; 16thwinter.koreanpc.kr, 13 Feb 2019; ablenews.co.kr, 29 May 2018)
Impairment
Her left leg was amputated below the knee after the bus that she was travelling in was hit by a car when she was on her way to a teacher training programme in 2013. (ablenews.co.kr, 29 May 2018)
Other information
OCCUPATION
She is a physical education teacher at Maetan High School in Suwon, Republic of Korea. (KPC YouTube channel, 01 Oct 2019; ablenews.co.kr, 29 May 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
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