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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
Korea
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began the sport in 2004.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport during his rehabilitation treatment.
Club / Team
Chungnam Asan Smart: Korea
Name of coach
Yoon Chang-Il [club], KOR; Kim Ik Hwan [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward

International debut

Year
2008
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
World Championships
Location
United States

General interest

Impairment
His impairment is the result of injuries sustained in a 1998 traffic accident in Dangjin-gun, Korea, when he was a football player. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010; kimpd.com, 09 Jan 2012)
Other information
HISTORIC MEDAL
He was part of the Korean team that won silver at the 2012 World Championships A Pool in Hamar, Norway, which was Korea's first ever world championship medal. (IPC, 29 Nov 2012)

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