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Jongchul Choi

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
L&F2, SD2

Further personal information

Residence
Seoul, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2007 in Kumi, Korea.
Why this sport?
He wanted to improve his health.
Club / Team
Seoul Para Dance Sport Team: Korea

International debut

Year
2011
Competing for
Korea

General interest

Nicknames
Tes (Athlete, 27 Sep 2015)
Hobbies
Computer programming. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Para Games in Incheon, Korea. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2015)
Hero / Idol
Polish wheelchair dancer Piotr Iwanicki. (Athlete, 25 Sep 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Dance makes me free from my wheelchair, other views and prejudice." (post.naver.com, 04 Sep 2019)
Awards and honours
He was presented with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism Award at the 2018 Korea Disable Culture and Art Awards. (news.kmib.co.kr, 25 Oct 2018)
Impairment
He damaged his spinal cord in a fall in 1997. (Athlete, 04 Dec 2013)

Results

Unit Date Rank
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Duo Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-07 6
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Single Freestyle Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 3
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 8
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 5
Combi Standard Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 13
Combi Freestyle Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 6