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Bae-Suk Choi

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Shin Jinyoung, two children Yuan and Sian
Residence
Hwaseong, KOR
Occupation
University Staff
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 25 in Seongnam, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He discovered Para ice hockey after seeing it on the news, and decided to find out where he could get involved in the sport.
Club / Team
Goyang Ice Warriors : Korea
Name of coach
Sa Sung-Keun [club], KOR; Han Min-Su [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2012
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Hamar, NOR

General interest

Nicknames
Choi Star (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hobbies
Building Lego. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Being part of the Korean team that qualified for the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
Korean Para ice hockey player Jung Seung-Hwan. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Injuries
He sustained a fracture at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Have fun." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Impairment
He was involved in an accident at age 25 while serving in the military, which resulted in the amputation of his left leg. (imbc.com, 22 Dec 2012; cultpd.com, 16 Jan 2012; kimpd.com, 15 Jan 2012)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Paralympic Winter Games 2014 (Sochi, Russia)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group B 2014-03-08 2
Mixed Group B 2014-03-09 3
Mixed Group B 2014-03-11 5
Mixed Group B - Standings 2014-03-11 4
Mixed Classification 5-6 2014-03-12 202
Mixed Classification 7-8 2014-03-14 102