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JEON Mi-Kyoung
Sport Para-Cycling, Para swimming
NPC Korea   
GenderWomen
Age49
Place of BirthSeoul, KOR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
H2
Further Personal Information
Residence
Busan, KOR
Occupation
Athlete, Student
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Sport Psychology - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She switched to Para cycling from Para swimming in 2015.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to switch to the sport from Para swimming, and she also found it interesting.
Club / Team
Jellolabuk-do Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea
Senior International Debut
Year
2015
Competing for
Korea
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her husband. (rio2016.sbs.co.kr, 23 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours
In 2016 she was presented with an Achievement Medal by the Korea Disabled Cycling Federation. (c-kdcf.kr, 27 Dec 2016)
Other sports
She represented the Republic of Korea in swimming at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London. She was ranked ninth in the S4 50m backtstroke. (SportsDeskOnline, 28 Jul 2017; rio2016.sbs.co.kr, 23 Aug 2016)
Impairment
She sustained a cervical spine injury following a traffic accident in 2004. (rio2016.sbs.co.kr, 23 Aug 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Road World Championships - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
3 2015 H2 - Time Trial 58:15
3 2015 H2 - Road Race  
Paralympic Games - Para-Cycling
Rank Year Event Result
10 2016 H1-3 - Time Trial 39:08.45 
13 2016 H1-4 - Road Race 1:56:08