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NAM Ki-Won
Sport Para athletics
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age40
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
F46
Further Personal Information
Residence
Busan, KOR
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2007.
Why this sport?
A physical education teacher encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team
Busan City Athletics Club: Korea
General Interest
Awards and honours
In 2014 he received the Busan Mayor's Citation Award in the Republic of Korea. (ablenews.co.kr, 05 Dec 2014)
Other sports
He was an able-bodied weightlifter at national level while in middle and high school, but he retired from the sport after sustaining an injury to his waist area. (onstn.com, 15 Oct 2014)
Impairment
His left arm was amputated below the elbow following an accident at his workplace in 2005. (news.khan.co.kr, 17 Oct 2014; onstn.com, 15 Oct 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2017 Javelin Throw F46 46.14
11 2017 Discus Throw F46 37.98
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
8 2014 Javelin Throw F46 42.86
3 2014 Discus Throw F46 42.66