Byeong Seok Cho
Para Ice Hockey
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Ha Kyung-Hee
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2006 in Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He was invited to join the Gangwon Provincial Office team when it was founded in 2006.
Club / Team
Gangwon Provincial Office: Chuncheon, KOR
Name of coach
Seo Kwang-Suk [club], KOR; Park Hyun-Wook [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Marlborough, MA, USA
Watching baseball. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning medals at the world championships A-Pool in 2012 and 2017. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Shin Seung-Han, his family. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Canadian Para ice hockey player Brad Bowden. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
He has competed in Para athletics and wheelchair fencing at national level in the Republic of Korea. (38thnational.koreanpc.kr, 27 Oct 2018; 35thnational.koreanpc.kr, 29 Oct 2015; 30dj.kosad.or.kr, 07 Apr 2013; kwnews.co.kr, 15 Sep 2007)
His impairment is the result of a spinal cord injury he sustained in a traffic accident in 1988. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
|Mixed||Group B - Standings||2014-03-11||4|
|Mixed Tournament||Group B||2018-03-10||1|
|Mixed Tournament||Group B||2018-03-11||3|
|Mixed Tournament||Group B||2018-03-13||5|
|Mixed Tournament||Group B - Standings||2018-03-13||2|
|Mixed Tournament||Bronze Medal Match||2018-03-17||1|