Yong Min Lee
Para Ice Hockey
Type of Impairment
Origin of Impairment
Further personal information
Health and Welfare Studies - Digital Seoul Culture Arts University: Seoul, KOR
Sport specific information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began playing Para ice hockey in 2002 at Tancheon Sports Complex in the Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He found the sport interesting after trying it at a rehabilitation centre. He also wanted to take up the sport seriously after the Korean team was defeated in a match against Japan.
Club / Team
Goyang Ice Warriors: Korea
Name of coach
Hwang Bo-Yeop [club], KOR; Park Hyun-Wook [national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Ace (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Computer games, travel. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a silver medal at the 2012 World Championships A-Pool in Hamar, Norway. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coaches Lee Yeon-Guk and Shin Seung-Han. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Korean naval commander Yi Sun-Sin, Japanese Para ice hockey player Takayuki Endo. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Awards and honours
In 2017 he was given a Citation Award by governor of Gyeonggi Province in the Republic of Korea. (kyeongin.com, 31 Mar 2017)
Both legs were amputated following a car accident in 1994 in Siheung, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; yonhapnews.co.kr, 10 Aug 2005)
|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||Bronze Medal Match||2018-03-17||1|