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LIM Eun-Yeong
Sport Para swimming
NPC Korea   
GenderWomen
Age20
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
S8, SB8, SM8
Further Personal Information
Residence
Suwon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began swimming competitively in 2016.
Why this sport?
She was encouraged to take up the sport by an official from the Suwon Para Swimming Federation in the Republic of Korea.
Club / Team
Gyeonggi-do Sport Association for the Impaired: Korea
Name of coach
Ju Kil-Ho [club], KOR
General Interest
Awards and honours
She received the Best Rookie Award at the 2018 National Championships in the Republic of Korea. (kyeonggi.com, 16 Jul 2018)
Impairment
She has an impairment to her left arm as a result of damaged nerves around her shoulder [brachial plexus palsy] that she sustained at birth. (kyeonggi.com, 16 Jul 2018)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 100m Backstroke S8 1:32.91
6 2018 100m Butterfly S9 1:30.87