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Woo-Chul 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 playing Para ice hockey in 2002.
Why this sport?
He took up the sport while staying at a rehabilitation centre.
Club / Team
Jeonbuk Arioul: Korea
Name of coach
Seo Kwang-Suk [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence

International debut

Year
2006
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Okaya, JPN

General interest

Injuries
He sustained a back injury ahead of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi. He recovered in time to compete at the Games. (SportsDeskOnline, 15 Mar 2014; Arirang Prime, 04 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He has competed in Para athletics at national level in the Republic of Korea. (35thnational.koreanpc.kr, 31 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To win a medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (joongdo.co.kr, 05 Nov 2015)
Impairment
He was involved in a traffic accident in 1996, which resulted in paraplegia. (joongdo.co.kr, 05 Nov 2015; 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