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Sang-Hyeon Park

Para Ice Hockey

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired

Further personal information

Residence
Dangjin, KOR
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2004 in Bundang, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to get involved in the sport during his rehabilitation treatment.
Club / Team
Asan Rehabilitation Centre: Korea
Name of coach
Yoon Chang-Il [club], KOR; Han Min-Su [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Marlborough, MA, USA

General interest

Hobbies
Listening to music. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver and the 2014 Games in Sochi. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Most influential person in career
His mother. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Injuries
He sustained a fractured finger at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi and needed six months to recover. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Sweat never betrays you." (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2022 Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing. (Athlete, 02 Mar 2022)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of a traffic accident in 1998. (kimpd.com, 09 Jan 2012; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)

Results

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