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SIM Sung Hyok
Sport Para swimming
NPC DPR Korea   
GenderMen
Age24
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Sport Specific Information
Name of coach
Kang Ho Jin
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze in the SB6 100m breaststroke at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (naenara.com.kp, 19 Jul 2015)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at an international competition. (naenara.com.kp, 19 Jul 2015)
Impairment
At age seven he lost both legs in an accident. (naenara.com.kp, 19 Jul 2015)
Other information
NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first DPR Korean athlete to win a medal at an Asian Para Games when he won bronze in the SB6 100m breaststroke at the 2014 Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (korea.net, 27 Oct 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 100m Breaststroke SB6 1:53.75
  2014 100m Freestyle S7  DNS
  2014 50m Butterfly S7  DSQ
  2014 50m Freestyle S7  DSQ
8 2018 100m Backstroke S7 1:33.92
7 2018 400m Freestyle S7 5:45.07