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JANG Dongshin
Sport Para ice hockey, Wheelchair Fencing
NPC Korea   
GenderMen
Age42
Place of BirthDongducheon, KOR
Height1.65 m
Weight 71 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Type of Impairment
Limb deficiency
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Further Personal Information
Marital status
* unknown *
Family
Daughter Jang Ga-Yeon
Residence
Chuncheon, KOR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Korean
Higher education
Health and Welfare Studies - Seoul Digital University: Korea
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport in 2008 at Uiam Ice Skating Stadium in Chuncheon, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport?
He was encouraged to take up the sport by Lee Yeon-Guk, coach of the Gangwon Provincial Office Para ice hockey team.
Club / Team
Gangwon Provincial Office: Chuncheon, KOR
Name of coach
Seo Kwang-Suk [club, national], KOR
Preferred position / style / stance / technique
Defence
Senior International Debut
Year
2009
Competing for
Korea
Tournament
World Cup
Location
Sollefteċ, SWE
General Interest
Nicknames
The Last Brother (Vancouver, 21 Mar 2010)
Hobbies
Watching movies. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Memorable sporting achievement
Defeating Norway for the first time and winning a silver medal at the 2012 World Championships in Hamar, Norway. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Most influential person in career
Coach Lee Yeon-Guk, Korean Para ice hockey player Han Min-Su. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Hero / Idol
Korean Para ice hockey player Han Min-Su. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018)
Injuries
He dislocated his shoulder in the Republic of Korea's second match at the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games in Vancouver, and was unable to compete in the rest of the tournament. (kado.net, 12 Feb 2015; onstn.com, 05 Mar 2014)
Other sports
He competed in wheelchair fencing at the Asian Para Games in 2002 and 2014, winning a total of three medals. (newsis.com, 30 Oct 2015)
Impairment
His left leg was amputated after he was involved in a car accident in 2000. (Athlete, 10 Mar 2018; sports.khan.co.kr, 23 Oct 2014)
Other information
OTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as secretary general of the Gangwon Province Wheelchair Fencing Association in the Republic of Korea. (gwsad.or.kr, 25 Apr 2017)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010 Team  
7 2014 Team  
3 2018 Team  
World Championship - Para ice hockey
Rank Year Event Result
2 2012 Team  
7 2013 Team  
3 2017 Team  
Asian Para Games - Wheelchair Fencing
Rank Year Event Result
14 2014 Individual Foil A  
3 2014 Individual Epee A  
2 2014 Team Epee  
4 2014 Team Foil