South Korea at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

South Korea competed at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan, from 24 August to 5 September 2021.[1][2]

South Korea at the
2020 Summer Paralympics
Flag of South Korea.svg
IPC codeKOR
NPCKorea Paralympic Committee
Websitewww.koreanpc.kr (in Korean)
in Tokyo
Competitors86 in 14 sports
Medals
Gold
2
Silver
10
Bronze
12
Total
24
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event Date
  Gold Joo Young-dae Table tennis Men's individual – Class 1 30 August
  Gold Jeong Ho-won
Kim Han-soo
Choi Ye-jin
Boccia Mixed pairs BC3 4 September
  Silver Seo Su-yeon Table tennis Women's individual class 1–2 28 August
  Silver Kim Hyeon-uk Table tennis Men's individual – Class 1 30 August
  Silver Kim Young-gun Table tennis Men's individual – Class 4 30 August
  Silver Park Jin-ho Shooting Mixed R3 10 metre air rifle prone SH1 1 September
  Silver Kim Jung-gil
Kim Young-gun
Table tennis Men's team class 4–5 1 September
  Silver Yoon Ji-yu
Lee Mi-gyu
Table tennis Women's team class 1–3 2 September
  Silver Cha Soo-yong
Park Jin-cheol
Table tennis Men's team class 1–2 3 September
  Silver Lee Sam-seop Badminton Men's singles WH1 4 September
  Silver Kim Jung-jun Badminton Men's singles WH2 5 September
  Silver Kim Jung-jun
Lee Dong-seop
Badminton Men's doubles WH1–WH2 5 September
  Bronze Lee Mi-gyu Table tennis Women's individual class 3 28 August
  Bronze Yoon Ji-yu Table tennis Women's individual class 3 28 August
  Bronze Park Jin-cheol Table tennis Men's individual class 2 28 August
  Bronze Cha Soo-yong Table tennis Men's individual class 2 28 August
  Bronze Nam Ki-won Table tennis Men's individual class 2 28 August
  Bronze Jung Young-a Table tennis Women's individual class 5 28 August
  Bronze Lee Jung-min Judo Men's 81 kg 28 August
  Bronze Choi Gwang-geun Judo Men's +100 kg 29 August
  Bronze Park Jin-ho Shooting Men's R1 10 metre air rifle standing SH1 30 August
  Bronze Shim Young-jip Shooting Men's R7 50 metre rifle 3 positions SH1 3 September
  Bronze Joo Jeong-hun Taekwondo Men's 75 kg 3 September
  Bronze Lee Dong-seop Badminton Men's singles WH1 4 September

CompetitorsEdit

Source:[3]

Sport Men Women Total
Archery 2 4 6
Athletics 1 1 2
Badminton 5 2 7
Boccia 5 2 7
Cycling 1 2 3
Judo 2 0 2
Powerlifting 2 3 5
Rowing 0 1 1
Shooting 8 4 12
Swimming 4 1 5
Table Tennis 11 8 19
Taekwondo 1 0 1
Wheelchair Basketball 12 0 12
Wheelchair Tennis 4 0 4
Total 58 28 86

ArcheryEdit

South Korea has qualified three archers in Women's Individual W1, Women's Individual Recurve, and Mixed Team Recurve.[4]

AthleticsEdit

Yoo Byung-hoon qualified in Men's 400m, 800m T53 events, while Jeon Min-jae qualified in Women's 200m T36.

BadmintonEdit

South Korea has qualified a total of nine para badminton players for each of the following events into the Paralympic tournament based on the Para Badminton World Rankings.[5]

Men
Athlete Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Lee Dong-seop Singles WH1   Homhual (THA)
W (23–21, 21–16)
  Wandschneider (GER)
W (17–21, 21–19, 21–17)
N/A 1 Q Bye   Lee S-s (KOR)
L (21–19, 7–21, 20–22)
  Murayama (JPN)
W (22–20, 17–21, 21–14)
 
Lee Sam-seop   Murayama (JPN)
L (21–15, 13–21, 17–21)
  Mi (GER)
W (21–18, 21–13)
N/A 2 Q   Homhual (THA)
W (21–14, 21–16)
  Lee D-s (KOR)
W (19–21, 21–7, 22–20)
  Qu (CHN)
L (6–21, 6r–11)
 
Kim Jung-jun Singles WH2   Kim K-h (KOR)
W (21–19, 21–15)
  Manzoney (AUS)
W (21–8, 21–9)
N/A 1 Q Bye   Chan (HKG)
W (15–21, 21–15, 21–15)
  Kajiwara (JPN)
L (18–21, 19–21)
 
Kim Kyung-hoon   Kim J-j (KOR)
L (19–21, 15–21)
  Manzoney (AUS)
W (21–8, 21–5)
N/A 2 Q   Mai (CHN)
W (21–13, 21–12)
  Kajiwara (JPN)
L (14–21, 15–21)
  Chan (HKG)
L (22–24, 10–21)
4
Shin Kyung-hwan Singles SL4   Setiawan (INA)
L (8–21, 9–21)
  Dhillon (IND)
L (18–21, 21–15, 17–21)
  Teamarrom (THA)
W (21–17, 21–8)
3 N/A Did not advance
Lee Dong-seop
Kim Jung-jun
Doubles WH1–WH2   Homhual /
Junthong (THA)
W (21–19, 21–12)
  Toupé /
Jakobs (FRA)
W (21–11, 21–13)
N/A 1 Q N/A   Homhual /
Junthong (THA)
W (21–18, 21–13)
  Mai /
Qu (CHN)
L (10–21, 14–21)
 
Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Kang Jung-kum Singles WH1   Satomi (JPN)
L (12–21, 7–21)
  Yin (CHN)
L (16–21, 14–21)
3 Did not advance
Lee Sun-ae Singles WH2   Yamazaki (JPN)
L (20–22, 16–21)
  Seçkin (TUR)
L (21–12, 9–21, 16–21)
3 Did not advance
Kang Jung-kum
Lee Sun-ae
Doubles WH1–WH2   Satomi /
Yamazaki (JPN)
L (12–21, 5–21)
  Pookkham /
Wetwithan (THA)
L (9–21, 16–21)
3 N/A Did not advance

BocciaEdit

Six South Korean athletes qualified in Individual BC1, BC2, and BC3 events.[6]

CyclingEdit

South Korea sent one male & one female cyclist after successfully receiving a slot in the 2018 UCI Nations Ranking Allocation Asian quota.[7][8][9]

PowerliftingEdit

Athlete Event Total lifted Rank
-
-
-
-
-

RowingEdit

South Korea qualified one boat in the women's single sculls for the games by winning the B-final at the 2019 World Rowing Championships in Ottensheim, Austria and securing the last of the seven available places.[10]

Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kim Se-jeong Women's single sculls 12:19.02 3 11:04.59 3 12:18.83 7 (FB)

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); R=Repechage

ShootingEdit

Fourteen South Korean shooters have qualified.

SwimmingEdit

Five South Korean swimmers have successfully qualified for the Paralympic slot after passing the MQS.[11][12]

Table tennisEdit

South Korea entered sixteen athletes into the table tennis competition at the games. Five athletes qualified from the 2019 ITTF Asian Para Championships which was held in Taichung, Taiwan and eleven athletes from the World Ranking allocation.[13]

Men
Athlete Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Joo Young-dae Individual C1   Falco (ITA)
W 3-0
  Eberhardt (ARG)
W 3-0
1 Q N/A   Izquierdo (CUB)
W 3-2
  Nam (KOR)
W 3-0
  Kim H-u (KOR)
W 3-1
 
Kim Hyeon-uk   Keller (SUI)
W 3-0
  Izquierdo (CUB)
W 3-0
1 Q N/A   Falco (ITA)
W 3-0
  Matthews (GBR)
W 3-0
  Joo (KOR)
L 1-3
 
Nam Ki-won   Lavrov (RPC)
W 3-0
  Matthews (GBR)
L 1-3
2 Q N/A   Major (HUN)
W 3-0
  Joo (KOR)
L 0-3
Did not advance  
Park Jin-cheol Individual C2   Reyes Turcio (MEX)
W 3-0
  Perlic (SRB)
W 3-0
1 Q Bye   Ludrovský (SVK)
W 3-2
  Czuper (POL)
L 1-3
Did not advance  
Cha Soo-yong   Minami (JPN)
W 3-2
  Riapoš (SVK)
W 3-0
1 Q Bye   Yezyk (UKR)
W 3-1
  Lamirault (FRA)
L 1-3
Did not advance  
Baek Young-bok Individual C3   Schmidberger (GER)
L 0-3
  Toporkov (RPC)
L 2-3
3 Did not advance
Kim Young-gun Individual C4   Mihálik (SVK)
W 3-2
  Lopez Sayago (ESP)
W 3-1
1 Q Bye   Saleh (EGY)
W 3-0
  Turan (TUR)
W 3-1
  Ozturk (TUR)
L 1-3
 
Kim Jung-gil   Nacházel (CZE)
L 1-3
  Zylka (POL)
W 3-1
2 Q   Trávniček (SVK)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Park Hong-kyu Individual C6   Hamadtou (EGY)
W 3-0
  Chen (CHN)
W 3-1
1 Q Bye   Karabardak (GBR)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Kim Gi-tae Individual C11   Von Einem (AUS)
L 0-3
  Asano (JPN)
W 3-1
3 Did not advance
Kim Chang-gi   Palos (HUN)
L 1-3
  Kato (JPN)
W 3-1
2 Q N/A   Van Acker (BEL)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Park Jin-cheol
Cha Soo-yong
Team C1-2 N/A   Spain (ESP)
W 2-0
  Poland (POL)
W 2-1
  France (FRA)
L 0-2
 
Joo Young-dae
Nam Ki-won
Team C3 N/A   Thailand (THA)
L 0-2
Did not advance
Kim Young-gun
Kim Jung-gil
Team C4-5 N/A Bye   Poland (POL)
W 2-1
  France (FRA)
W 2-0
  China (CHN)
L 0-2
 
Women
Athlete Event Group Stage Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Seo Su-yeon Individual C1-2   Almyrisl (KSA)
W 3-0
  Pushpasheva (RPC)
W 3-2
1 Q N/A   Prvulovic (SRB)
W 3-0
  Oliveira (BRA)
W 3-1
  Liu (CHN)
L 1-3
 
Lee Mi-gyu Individual C3   Li (CHN)
W 3-0
  Patel (IND)
W 3-1
1 Q Bye   Brunelli (ITA)
W 3-0
  Kánová (SVK)
L 1-3
Did not advance  
Yoon Ji-yu   Amaral Santos (BRA)
W 3-0
  Kánová (SVK)
W 3-0
1 Q Bye   Mužinić (CRO)
W 3-1
  Xue (CHN)
L 2-3
Did not advance  
Jung Young-a Individual C5   Pan (CHN)
W 3-2
  Leonelli (CHI)
W 3-0
1 Q N/A   Sringam (THA)
W 3-1
  Zhang (CHN)
L 0-3
Did not advance  
Lee Kun-woo Individual C6   Alieva (RPC)
L 1-3
  Aldayyeni (IRQ)
W 3-1
2 Q N/A   Chebanika (RPC)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Moon Sung-keum   Chebanika (RPC)
L 1-3
  Grebe (GER)
L 0-3
3 N/A Did not advance
Kim Seong-ok Individual C7   Wang (CHN)
L 0-3
  dos Santos (BRA)
W 3-0
2 Q N/A   van Zon (NED)
L 1-3
Did not advance
Yoon Ji-yu
Lee Mi-gyu
Team C1-3 N/A   Brazil (BRA)
W 2-1
  Croatia (CRO)
W 2-0
  China (CHN)
L 0-2
 
Kim Seong-ok
Lee Kun-woo
Team C6-8 N/A   France (FRA)
L 0-2
Did not advance


TaekwondoEdit

South Korea qualified one athlete. Joo Jeong-hun qualified by winning the gold medal at the 2021 Asian Qualification Tournament in Amman, Jordan.

Athlete Event First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Joo Jeong-hun Men's –75 kg   Isaldibirov (RPC)
L 31–35
Did not advance   Çelik (TUR)
W 40–31
  Abuzarli (AZE)
W 46-32
  Isaldibirov (RPC)
W 24-14
 

Wheelchair basketballEdit

South Korea's men's wheelchair basketball team qualified for the 2020 Summer Paralympics after finishing in top three at the 2019 IWBF Asia Oceania Wheelchair Basketball Championship in Pattaya, Thailand.

Wheelchair tennisEdit

South Korea qualified four players entries for wheelchair tennis. Two of them qualified by the world rankings, while two others received the bipartite commision invitation allocation quotas.

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Im Ho-won Men's singles
Oh Sang-ho
Kim Kyu-seung Quad singles N/A
Kim Myung-je

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics: New dates confirmed for 2021". BBC Sport. 30 March 2020. Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  3. ^ https://olympics.com/tokyo-2020/paralympic-games/en/results/all-sports/npc-entries-republic-of-korea.htm
  4. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Paralympics Badminton Ranking" (PDF). Para Badminton World Federation. 26 June 2019.
  6. ^ "Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020. Retrieved 12 June 2020.
  7. ^ "2020 Paralympic Games Qualification System - UCI Nations Ranking Allocation" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  8. ^ "Qualification Guide - Appendix 1 UCI Para-cycling Road and Track Combined Nations Ranking" (PDF). uci.org. 19 July 2019.
  9. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  10. ^ "2019 World Rowing Championships". www.worldrowing.com. 15 October 2018. Retrieved 9 August 2021.
  11. ^ "Calculation of Swimming Slots for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 24 April 2020.
  12. ^ "2020 Summer Paralympics Qualification Guide" (PDF). International Paralympic Committee. 17 November 2020.
  13. ^ "2019 Para Table Tennis Calendar". International Table Tennis Federation. 16 March 2019.