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LIM Hyeonkyu
Sport Para swimming
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age21
Place of BirthSeoul, KOR
Height1.86 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Intellectual impairment
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S14, SB14, SM14
Further Personal Information
Residence
Seoul, KOR
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began swimming at age eight.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by his mother after she watched a television programme about Korean Para swimmer Kim Jin-Ho.
Club / Team
Chungcheongbuk-do Para Swimming Federation : Korea
Senior International Debut
Year
2017
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Mexico City, MEX
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2017 World Championships in Mexico City, Mexico. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Always do my best." (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)
Impairment
He was born with an intellectual impairment. (Athlete, 03 Dec 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2017 100m Backstroke S14  DSQ
7 2017 100m Butterfly S14 1:05.92