Choi Kyoung-sik

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Choi Kyoung-sik (Korean최경식, born 24 September 1966[4]) is a South Korean para table tennis coach and former player. He has won five medals in three Paralympic Games (2000, 2004, and 2008).[5]

Choi Kyoung-sik
Choi Kyoung Sik WPTTC2006 3.jpeg
Personal information
Born (1966-09-24) September 24, 1966 (age 55)
Changnyeong County,[1] South Gyeongsang, South Korea
Playing styleRight-handed shakehand grip
Disability class4
Highest ranking1 (October 2002)[2]
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Weight75 kg (165 lb)[1]
Medal record
Men's para table tennis[3]
Representing  South Korea
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Teams C4
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Teams C4–5
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney Teams C4
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Singles C4
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Singles C4
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Taipei Singles C4
Gold medal – first place 2002 Taipei Open singles in wheelchair
Gold medal – first place 2006 Montreux Singles C4
Silver medal – second place 1998 Paris Teams C4
Silver medal – second place 2002 Taipei Teams C4
Silver medal – second place 2006 Montreux Teams C4
Silver medal – second place 2010 Gwangju Teams C4
FESPIC Games
Gold medal – first place 2006 Kuala Lumpur Singles C4
Gold medal – first place 2006 Kuala Lumpur Teams C4
Asia and Oceania Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Kuala Lumpur Teams C4
Silver medal – second place 2007 Seoul Open singles in wheelchair
Silver medal – second place 2007 Seoul Teams C4
FESPIC Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Hong Kong Singles C4
Gold medal – first place 1997 Hong Kong Open singles in wheelchair
Gold medal – first place 1999 Taipei Open singles in wheelchair
Gold medal – first place 1999 Taipei Teams C4
Gold medal – first place 2003 Shanghai Teams C4
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Taipei Doubles C1–5
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Shanghai Singles C4
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Shanghai Open singles in wheelchair
Choi Kyoung-sik
Hangul
Revised RomanizationChoe Gyeongsik
McCune–ReischauerCh'oe Kyŏngsik

He has been coaching the national team since his retirement.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "최경식 (Kyoung Sik Choi)". Naver (in Korean). Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Choi Kyoung Sik Ranking History". ITTF. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  3. ^ "IPTTF Profile - Choi Kyoung Sik". International Para Table Tennis Federation. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  4. ^ "아시아선수권대회 국가별 참가선수명단". Daum (in Korean). 31 October 2007. Retrieved 2 February 2020.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Kyoung Sik Choi". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 2 February 2020.
  6. ^ Han Insu (5 September 2016). "탁구는 한국 장애인스포츠 최고 '효자종목' 패럴림픽 개봉박두!". The Ping Pong (in Korean). Retrieved 2 February 2020.