Kim Yong Rok living at Chollima District of Nampo was picked out as a table tennis player of the Korean Sports Association of the Disabled in 2016 when he was 22 years old.
He lost both his arms in an accident at 11, and began playing table tennis at 20.
Many people think at first that he cannot do anything without the help of others.
But Kim decided to begin playing table tennis. The whole course of his acquiring techniques and skills showcased painstaking efforts he made with remarkable tenacity.
He won in the team event at the ITTF Asian Para Championships 2019 and was successful in the singles at the ITTF Para Bangkok Open 2019.