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Jong Ho Jang

Para Ice Hockey


Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment

Further personal information

Wife Kang Si-Young, son Na-Eum
Chuncheon, KOR

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by a staff from Sahmyook Rehabilitation Centre in the Republic of Korea.
Club / Team
Gangwon Provincial Office: Chuncheon, KOR
Name of coach
Seo Kwang-Suk [club], KOR; Park Hyun-Wook [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique

International debut

Competing for
Nagano, JPN

General interest

Watching movies. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning bronze at the 2017 World Championships A-Pool in Gangneung, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
His family. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Japanese Para ice hockey player Kazuya Mochizuki. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named Best Player at the 2012 Seoul Mayor Cup, part of the national Para ice hockey championships in the Republic of Korea. (, 17 Dec 2012)
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair basketball and wheelchair fencing at national level in the Republic of Korea. (, 27 Oct 2018;, 05 Nov 2015;, 20 Dec 2011)
He was involved in a traffic accident in 2000, which resulted in paraplegia. (, 20 Dec 2011)


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