Dea Jung Kim
Para Ice Hockey
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Wife Lee Chan-Sook, three children [twin boy and girl, and a second son]
Physical Education - Digital Seoul Culture Arts University: Seoul, KOR
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2004 at Tancheon Sports Complex in the Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He was introduced the sport by Korean Para ice hockey player Park Woo-Chul. He likes playing sports that are tough and fast-paced.
Club / Team
Busan Marina : Korea
Name of coach
Kim Dong-Yeop [club], KOR; Park Hyun-Wook [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
President [because he shares the same name as former Korean president Kim Dae-Jung] (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Fishing. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Defeating the Russian Federation in the preliminary round at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His father. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
He competed in cycling at the 2018 National Para Games in Republic of Korea. (sports.chosun.com, 26 Oct 2018)
To become a coach. (babynews.com, 28 Mar 2018)
Both of his legs were amputated after he was involved in a car accident while on his way home from armed forces reserve training in 1992. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; Arirang Prime, 04 Mar 2014)
|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|