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Ji Hoon Lee

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Family
Wife Hwang Seon-Hye
Residence
Suwon, 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?
He felt Para ice hockey was a masculine sport and that it would help him motivate himself.
Club / Team
Seoul Yonsei Eagles : Korea
Name of coach
Lee Myung-Wook [club], KOR: Seo Kwang-Suk [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2015
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Östersund, SWE

General interest

Hobbies
Playing games. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning the 2017 Nagano Cup in Japan. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Kim Jung-Ho. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Other sports
He competed in rowing at the 2016 National Para Games in the Republic of Korea. (insight.co.kr, 14 Nov 2017)
Famous relatives
His wife Hwang Seon-Hye has worked as a Para rowing coach in the Republic of Korea. (insight.co.kr, 14 Nov 2017)
Impairment
His legs were amputated following an accident while he was completing his military service at age 21. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; insight.co.kr, 14 Nov 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