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LEE Dong-Gu
Sport Para swimming
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age40
Place of BirthBusan, KOR
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Classification
S7, SB6, SM7
Further Personal Information
Residence
Busan, KOR
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began Para swimming in grade six at primary school.
Why this sport?
He first tried swimming as part of his rehabilitation. He took up the sport seriously after winning a competition when he was a middle school student.
General Interest
Most influential person in career
His mother. (civicnews.com, 06 Feb 2014)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he received the Busan Mayor's Citation Award. (ablenews.co.kr, 09 Dec 2016)
Impairment
He has cerebral palsy. (civicnews.com, 06 Feb 2014)

Competition Highlights (historical)
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
13 2006 100m Backstroke S7 1:37.80
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
3 2014 200m Individual Medley SM7 3:11.27
2 2014 400m Freestyle S7 5:35.04
  2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points  DSQ
2 2014 4 x 50m Medley Relay 20 Points 2:46.34
3 2014 100m Freestyle S7 1:12.72
7 2014 50m Butterfly S7 41.27
2 2014 4 x 50m Freestyle Relay 20 Points 3:08.57
2 2014 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay 34 Points  
2 2014 4 x 100m Medley Relay 34 Points 5:10.34
4 2014 50m Freestyle S7 33.27
5 2018 50m Freestyle S7 33.64
3 2018 100m Freestyle S7 1:11.87