Paralympic Winter Games
7-16 March

South Korea reveal 27 names on Sochi 2014 Paralympic team

The country will have a strong representation in the team sports, as they are set to take part in both wheelchair curling and ice sledge hockey. 14 Feb 2014
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Seung-Hwan Jung

Seung-Hwan Jung was named Player of the Game against Germany at the 2013 IPC Ice Sledge Hockey Qualification Tournament after leading South Korea with two goals.

ⒸFrancesco A. Armillotta
By Bada Kim | For the IPC

The majority of the delegation will be made up of ice sledge hockey and wheelchair curling athletes, including One to Watch sledge hockey forward Seung-Hwan Jung.

South Korea have announced the team that will represent the country at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, which includes 27 athletes across alpine skiing, Nordic skiing, ice sledge hockey and wheelchair curling.

The majority of the delegation will be made up of ice sledge hockey and wheelchair curling athletes, including One to Watch sledge hockey forward Seung-Hwan Jung.

As the host country of the next Paralympic Winter Games in PyeongChang in 2018, South Korea are eager to outdo their Vancouver 2010 performance, where they finished in 18th place in the medals table after winning a single silver medal in wheelchair curling.

South Korea’s full list of athletes headed to Sochi 2014 includes:

Alpine skiing

Jong-Seork Park

Chi-Won Lee

Jae-Rim Yang

Nordic skiing

Vo-Ra-Mi Seo

Bo-Gue Choi

Ice sledge hockey

Dea-Jung Kim

Young-Sung Kim

Man-Gyun Yu

Jong-Kyung Lee

Dong-Shin Jang

Jong-Ho Jang

Seung-Hwan Jung

Byeong-Seok Cho

Young-Jae Cho

Min-Su Han

Sung-Keun Sa

Ju-Seung Lee

Bae-Suk Choi

Sang-Hyeon Park

Woo-Chul Park

Young-Min Lee

Young-Hoon Chung

Wheelchair curling

Jong-Pan Kim

Myung-Jin Kim

Soon-Seok Seo

Mi-Suk Kang

Hee-Keong Yun