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Dea Jung Kim

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Lee Chan-Sook, three children [twin boy and girl, and a second son]
Residence
Kimhae, KOR
Occupation
Office Worker
Languages
Korean
Higher education
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
Forward

International debut

Year
2005
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Okaya, JPN

General interest

Nicknames
President [because he shares the same name as former Korean president Kim Dae-Jung] (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
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)
Other sports
He competed in cycling at the 2018 National Para Games in Republic of Korea. (sports.chosun.com, 26 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To become a coach. (babynews.com, 28 Mar 2018)
Impairment
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)

Results

Unit Date Rank
Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games (Vancouver, Canada)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Group A 1
Mixed Group A 4
Mixed Group A 6
Mixed Classification 5-8 202
Mixed Classification 5-6 101
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
Pyeongchang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games (Pyeongchang, South Korea)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
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 Semifinal 2018-03-15 1
Mixed Tournament Bronze Medal Match 2018-03-17 1