Jeon Joo-young, a rising star in Boccia, won her second consecutive victory at the National Disabled Students Sports Festival.
Jeon Ju-young (18) defeated Jeon Yong-hwan (16) of Sungdeok School, a representative of Chungbuk, in the high school finals of the Boccia Mixed Individual Competition (BC3) held on the 17th, and won gold medals in two consecutive competitions following her last 16th competition. .
Since her third year of elementary school, she has competed in various sporting events for everyday life, and Jeon Ju-yeong, who has shown her prominence, is also selected and trained as a rookie athlete by the Korea Sports Association for the Disabled. In the future, she dreams of representing her country at the 2028 Paralympic Games in Los Angeles.
A floorball match between Gyeonggi-do and Jeonbuk was held at the Onsan Culture and Sports Center on May 17th. Photos: Korea Sports Association for the Disabled
In the women’s swimming 50m backstroke (hearing impaired) elementary and middle school finals, Ulsan representative Kim Tae-hee (15) crossed the finish line first with a record of 51 seconds and 40 seconds. Kim Tae-hee is a multi-talented beauty who enjoys various sports such as alpine skiing, dance sports, and jumping rope. At the 19th National Para Winter Games, she won two silver medals in alpine skiing. Her goal is to compete in both the 2025 Summer Deflympics and the 2026 Winter Deflympics.
In Swimming S14, Yeo Eun-byeol (15), representative of Gyeonggi-do, won 5 gold medals (4x50m relay, 50m backstroke, 50m freestyle, 100m freestyle, 4x50m medley relay). She performed well, surpassing her 4 gold medals in the last tournament.
In the volleyball mixed 6-person volleyball (intellectual developmental disability) elementary, middle and high school game held at the Ulsan University Gymnasium, Gyeongbuk beat Seoul by a set score of 2-0 and won one win. Gyeongbuk faces Daejeon on the 18th.
Kim Tae-hee is delighted after winning the gold medal at the 17th National Disabled Students Sports Festival swimming awards ceremony held at Ulsan Munsu Indoor Swimming Pool on the 17th. Photos: Korea Sports Association for the Disabled
In the floorball match, a popular event, Gyeonggi-do won two wins by beating Jeonbuk and Gyeongnam in turn. Floorball is a sport similar to hockey and is played indoors using plastic sticks and balls. A total of 10 sports, including basketball, volleyball, and badminton, are designated as popular sports in this event and will be held as sports for life. Detailed game schedule and results can be found on the official website of the tournament 안전놀이터