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Youngho Lee

Para dance sport

Biography

Impairment information

Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
L&F2, SD2
Guide
Son Chaeyoung

Further personal information

Residence
Ulsan, KOR
Languages
Korean

Sport specific information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up wheelchair dance sport in 2005.
Why this sport?
The director of his rehabilitation centre suggested that he tried Para dance sport.
Club / Team
Ulju-gun Office Para Dance Sport : Ulsan, KOR
Name of coach
Seo Sang-Cheol [club], KOR

General interest

Injuries
In 2019 he sustained a herniated disc in his back. (ujeil.com, 17 Oct 2019)
Awards and honours
In 2016 he was given the Ulju-gun Citizen Award in the education, culture and sports category in the Republic of Korea. (ujnews.co.kr, 28 Mar 2016)
Other sports
He was an able-bodied boxer at national level prior to his accident. (news.joins.com, 10 Oct 2017)
Impairment
He fell from a sixth-floor apartment in 2003 resulting in paraplegia. (news.joins.com, 18 Oct 2011)

Results

Unit Date Rank
IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships Minsk 2008 (Minsk, Belarus)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Latin 2 Final Ranking 7
2013 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Tokyo, Japan)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Mixed Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2013-12-08 9
2015 IPC Wheelchair Dance Sport World Championships (Rome, Italy)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2015-11-07 7
Duo Standard Class 1 Final 2015-11-07 1
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2015-11-08 6
Malle 2017 World Para Dance Sport World Championships (Malle, Belgium)
Event Medal Unit Date Rank
Men's Single Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 7
Combi Latin Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 4
Duo Standard Class 2 Final 2017-10-21 2