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Ju Seung Lee

Para Ice Hockey
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Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Congenital

Further personal information

Residence
Chuncheon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Business Information Systems - Chungbuk National University: Korea

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2012 in Bundang, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
His friends and family encouraged him to try the sport. He also wanted to represent the Republic of Korea at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.
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
Forward

International debut

Year
2014
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
Paralympic Games
Location
Sochi, RUS

General interest

Hobbies
Watching sports. (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
Canadian Para ice hockey player Brad Bowden. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
He was named Best Player at the 2018 POSCO Cup National Championships in Republic of Korea. (newsroom.posco.com, 03 Sep 2018)

Along with Para ice hockey referee Chae Young-Jin and wheelchair curling coach Baek Jong-Chul, he read the Paralympic oath at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (stnsports.co.kr, 09 Mar 2018)
Other sports
He has played wheelchair rugby at national level in the Republic of Korea. (38thnational.koreanpc.kr, 26 Oct 2018; 35thnational.koreanpc.kr, 31 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of myelitis at birth. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)

Results

Unit Date Rank
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