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CHOI Ye Jin
Sport Boccia
NPC Korea   
GenderWomen
Age27
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Classification
BC3
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She began playing boccia in 2007.
Why this sport?
Her physical education teacher at high school suggested the sport to her.
Club / Team
Gyeonggi-Do Sports Association for The Disabled: Korea
Name of coach
Lim Gwang-Taek [national], KOR; Moon Woo-Young [mother], KOR
Senior International Debut
Year
2011
Competing for
Korea
General Interest
Most influential person in career
Her mother. (ytn.co.kr, 20 Jul 2015)
Awards and honours
In 2013 she was presented with a Talent Award in Korea. (dtnews24.com, 19 Dec 2013)
Impairment
She has cerebral palsy. (Athlete, 17 Jun 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
4 2012 Pairs - BC3  
1 2012 Individual - BC3  
2 2016 Pairs - BC3  
9 2016 Individual - BC3  
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
7 2018 Individual - BC3  
3 2018 Pairs - BC3  
World Ranking (09 Nov 2015)
Rank Year Event Result
44 2015 Individual - BC3  
44 2015 Individual - BC3  
13 2016 Individual - BC3  
7 2016 Individual - BC3  
13 2018 Individual - BC3  
13 2018 Individual - BC3  
World Individual Championships
Rank Year Event Result
4 2016 Individual - BC3