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PARK Woochul
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age45
Height1.75 m
Weight 83 kg
Human Interest
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
Senior 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)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010 Team  
7 2014 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
4 2009 Team  
2 2012 Team  
7 2013 Team  
3 2017 Team