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Jae Woong Lee

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Cerebral Palsy
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Chuncheon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2014 at Tancheon Sports Complex in the Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
One of his schoolmates encouraged him to try Para ice hockey, and he was attracted to the dynamism of the sport.
Club / Team
Gangwon Provincial Office: Chuncheon, KOR
Name of coach
Kim Jung-Ho [club], KOR; Han Min-Su [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Goaltender

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Korea
Location
Canada

General interest

Nicknames
Jaewoong Bokkeum [in reference to Jeyuk Bokkeum, a Korean stir-fried pork dish]. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Hero / Idol
His mother. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Injuries
In November 2021 he sustained a shoulder injury. He was still recovering from the injury in early 2022. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Smile." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Other sports
He has competed in field athletics events at the National Para Games in the Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022; kwnews.co.kr, 25 Oct 2021; 38thnational.koreanpc.kr, 26 Oct 2018)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (KBS, 25 Apr 2021)
Impairment
He has congenital cerebral palsy. (dt.co.kr, 28 Dec 2017)

Results

Unit Date Rank
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