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LEE Jongkyung
Sport Para ice hockey
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age45
Height1.80 m
Weight 68 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Spinal Cord Injuries
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Residence
Seongnam, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2003 at a rehabilitation hospital in Bundang, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
It was the most interesting Para sport for him, and he was also encouraged to try it by one of his friends.
Club / Team
Gangwon Provincial Office: Chuncheon, KOR
Name of coach
Seo Kwang-Suk [club, national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Forward
Senior International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Korea
Location
Nagano, JPN
General Interest
Hobbies
Operating remote control helicopters and drones. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; pyeongchang2018.com, 01 Feb 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning medals at the world championships A-Pool in 2012 and 2017. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
His father. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Other sports
He has competed in wheelchair fencing at national level in the Republic of Korea. (35thnational.koreanpc.kr, 31 Oct 2015)
Ambitions
To win a gold medal at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (sportsworldi.com, 19 Apr 2017)
Impairment
His impairment is the result of spinal cord injuries he sustained in a paragliding accident in 2002 in Daecheon, Republic of Korea. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; news.donga.com, 06 Mar 2014)
Other information
TATTOO
He has a tattoo that reads 'No.28 Ice Sledge Hockey' on his left arm. (sledge.tistory.com, 26 Dec 2011)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010 Team  
7 2014 Team  
3 2018 Team  
World Championship
Rank Year Event Result
4 2009 Team  
2 2012 Team  
7 2013 Team  
3 2017 Team