Korea: 10 facts for the Sochi 2014 Paralympics15.02.2014
With the PyeonChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games just four years away, expect to see a strengthened Korean team in Sochi.
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1. Korea have won two medals at the Paralympic Winter Games, both silver in curling and alpine skiing.
2. Han Sang Min became the first Korean to claim a medal, when he took silver in giant slalom LW12 in 2002.
3. Korea's other silver medal was won by their curling team in 2010.
4. Korea first competed in the Paralympic Winter Games in 1992 and have since featured at all editions.
6. They have won 306 medals at the Paralympic Summer Games: 119 gold, 95 silver, 92 bronze.
8. Lee Hae Gon has won the most gold medals for Korea: six medals in men's table tennis.
9. Kim Kyung Mook leads all Korean athletes with 12 total medals (four gold, two silver, six bronze), also in men's table tennis.
10. You can follow the Korean Paralympic team on Twitter @kosadpr and on Facebook
Seung-Hwan Jung, Facebook
Myung-Jin Kim, Facebook