Jung Eun-chang

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Jung Eun-chang (Korean정은창, born 17 August 1969[3]) is a South Korean retired para table tennis player. He won seven medals, including two golds, in four Paralympic Games from 2000 to 2012.[4]

Jung Eun-chang
Jung Eun-chang 2008 Slovenia Open 2.jpeg
Jung in 2008
Personal information
Born (1969-08-17) August 17, 1969 (age 52)
South Korea
Playing styleRight-handed shakehand grip
Disability class5
Highest ranking2 (April 2005)[1]
Medal record
Men's para table tennis
Representing  South Korea[2]
Paralympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Teams C5
Gold medal – first place 2008 Beijing Teams C4–5
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 2004 Athens Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2008 Beijing Singles C4–5
Silver medal – second place 2012 London Teams C4–5
Bronze medal – third place 2012 London Singles C5
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2010 Gwangju Singles C5
Gold medal – first place 2010 Gwangju Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Taipei Teams C5
Asian Para Games
Gold medal – first place 2010 Guangzhou Teams C4–5
FESPIC Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Teams C5
Gold medal – first place 2006 Kuala Lumpur Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan Singles C5
Silver medal – second place 2006 Kuala Lumpur Singles C5
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Busan Open singles in wheelchair
Asia and Oceania Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Hong Kong Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Seoul Teams C5
FESPIC Championships
Gold medal – first place 1997 Hong Kong Singles C5
Gold medal – first place 1999 Taipei Singles C5
Gold medal – first place 1999 Taipei Doubles C1–5
Gold medal – first place 2001 Osaka Teams C5
Gold medal – first place 2003 Shanghai Teams C5
Silver medal – second place 1999 Taipei Teams C5
Bronze medal – third place 2003 Shanghai Singles C5
Jung Eun-chang
Hangul
Revised RomanizationJeong Eunchang
McCune–ReischauerChŏng Ŭnch'ang

He suffered a debilitating back injury during required military service in 1991.[5] He started playing table tennis in 1992.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jung Eun Chang - ranking history". IPTTC.org. ITTF Para Table Tennis. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Jung Eun Chang - profile". IPTTC.org. ITTF Para Table Tennis. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Eun Chang Jung". 2012 Summer Paralympics. Archived from the original on 4 September 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Eun Chang Jung". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  5. ^ "정은창, 탁구 개인전 고배 '금빛 보약'". Korean Broadcasting System (in Korean). 19 December 2010. Retrieved 3 February 2020.
  6. ^ Noh Jin-ho (10 November 2014). ""메이저 메달만 30개 땄지요"". Chungcheong Today (in Korean). Retrieved 3 February 2020.