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SA Sung-Keun
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age51
Height1.57 m
Weight 63 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
Married
Family
Wife Cho In-Soon
Residence
Seoul, KOR
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up ice sledge hockey in 2002.
Why this sport?
He was inspired after watching a story about an ice sledge hockey player on television.
Club / Team
Gyeonggi Red Bulls: Korea
Name of coach
Kim Ik-Hwan [national]
Coach from which country?
Korea
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
Senior International Debut
Year
2006
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
Asian Championships
Location
Okaya
General Interest
Hobbies
Swimming. (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Awards and honours
In June 2010 he won the grand prize at the Fifth National Ice Hockey Festival for athletes with an impairment in Korea. (daum.net, 29 Jun 2010)
Impairment
His impairment is a result of the effects of polio. He contracted the illness at age nine months. (naver.com, 02 Jan 2012; Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Other information
OLDEST
He will be age 47 at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, and the oldest member of Korea's ice sledge hockey team. (paralympic.org, 20 Jan 2014)

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