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PARK Jong-Man
Sport Para swimming
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age49
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
S5, SB4, SM5
Further Personal Information
Residence
Daejeon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began para-swimming in 1986.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport for rehabilitation.
Club / Team
Daejeon Sports Association for the Disabled: Korea
Name of coach
Lee Kwon-Sik [club], KOR; Park Chang-Yong [national], KOR
Senior International Debut
Year
1988
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Seoul
General Interest
Awards and honours
He was named the 2007 Best Para-Athlete at the Jeonbuk Sports Association for the Disabled Awards Ceremony in Korea. (ablenews.co.kr, 12 Dec 2007)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of polio. (jjan.kr, 13 May 2004)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
9 2004 100m Breaststroke SB4 2:01.82
  2004 200m Individual Medley SM5  DSQ
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
12 2006 50m Backstroke S5 50.87
6 2006 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:56.47
7 2006 200m Individual Medley SM5 4:31.05
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
2 2014 100m Breaststroke SB4 1:59.37
6 2014 50m Backstroke S5 54.13
8 2014 50m Freestyle S5 47.90