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Sangyoung
PARK
Fie ranking
6
COREA
Age
23
16.10.1995
Weapon
  • Espada
Handness
Right
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Gold

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
08 marzo 2019 Grandes Premios
Budapest (HUNGRIA)
12
08 febrero 2019 Copa del mundo
Vancouver (CANADA)
9
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Last opponent
Sangyoung
PARK
Pavel
SUKHOV
vs
2
66% wins
Rank
6
KOR
1
34% wins
Rank
53
RUS

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
03.05.2019 Epee Grand Prix Grandes Premios
Cali (COLOMBIA)
Registered
17.05.2019 Challenge SNCF Réseau Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCIA)
19.05.2019 Challenge SNCF Réseau Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCIA)
01.06.2019 Jeux méditerranéens Non official
TBD (FIE)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
03.05.2019 Epee Grand Prix Grandes Premios
Cali (COLOMBIA)
Registered
17.05.2019 Challenge SNCF Réseau Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCIA)
19.05.2019 Challenge SNCF Réseau Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCIA)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2019-03-08 Grandes Premios
Budapest (HUNGARY)
12
2019-02-08 Copa del mundo
Vancouver (CANADA)
9
2019-01-25 Grandes Premios
Doha (QATAR)
9
2018-11-23 Copa del mundo
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
9
2018-07-20 Campeonato del mundo
Wuxi (CHINA)
5
2018-06-18 Campeonatos de zona
Bangkok (THAILAND)
13
2018-05-25 Grandes Premios
Cali (COLOMBIA)
3
2018-05-11 Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCE)
36
2018-03-23 Grandes Premios
Budapest (HUNGARY)
21
2018-02-16 Copa del mundo
Vancouver (CANADA)
33
2018-01-25 Copa del mundo
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
6
2017-12-08 Grandes Premios
Doha (QATAR)
1
2017-11-17 Copa del mundo
Legnano (ITALY)
10
2017-10-27 Copa del mundo
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
1
2017-07-19 Campeonato del mundo
Leipzig (GERMANY)
34
2017-06-16 Campeonatos de zona
Hong Kong (HONG KONG)
17
2017-05-26 Grandes Premios
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
33
2017-05-12 Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCE)
9
2017-03-24 Grandes Premios
Budapest (HUNGARY)
33
2017-02-17 Copa del mundo
Vancouver (CANADA)
33
2017-01-26 Copa del mundo
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
9
2016-12-09 Grandes Premios
Doha (QATAR)
5
2016-11-18 Copa del mundo
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
1
2016-10-28 Copa del mundo
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
17
2016-08-09 Juegos Olimpicos
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
1
2016-05-20 Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCE)
57
2016-04-22 Grandes Premios
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
41
2016-04-13 Campeonatos de zona
Wuxi (CHINA)
2
2016-03-18 Grandes Premios
Budapest (HUNGARY)
57
2016-02-12 Copa del mundo
Vancouver (CANADA)
3
2015-03-20 Grandes Premios
Budapest (HUNGARY)
11
2015-02-13 Copa del mundo
Vancouver (CANADA)
35
2015-01-22 Copa del mundo
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
6
2014-12-05 Grandes Premios
Doha (QATAR)
17
2014-11-14 Copa del mundo
Tallin (ESTONIA)
33
2014-10-24 Copa del mundo
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
5
2014-07-17 Campeonato del mundo
Kazan (RUSSIA)
10
2014-07-02 Campeonatos de zona
Suwon City (KOREA)
20
2014-05-23 Copa del mundo
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
33
2014-05-10 Grandes Premios
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
1
2014-05-02 Copa del mundo
Paris (FRANCE)
36
2014-03-22 Grandes Premios
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
6
2014-02-21 Copa del mundo
Tallin (ESTONIA)
62
2014-02-14 Copa del mundo
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
7
2014-01-24 Copa del mundo
Legnano (ITALY)
75
2014-01-16 Grandes Premios
Doha (QATAR)
1
2012-04-05 Campeonato del mundo
Moscow (RUSSIA)
1
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2018/2019 6 − 3 117.00
2017/2018 3 + 12 179.00
2016/2017 15 − 12 84.00
2015/2016 3 + 34 163.00
2014/2015 37 − 34 48.00
2013/2014 3 159.00
Junior
2011/2012 6 80.00
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Information

Further Personal Information

Residence Seoul, KOR
Occupation Student
Languages Korean

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in year eight at middle school in Jinju, Republic of Korea.
Why this sport? The fencing coach at middle school encouraged him to take up the sport.
Club / Team Korea National Sport University : Seoul, KOR
Name of coach Yang Dal-Sik [national], KOR
Handedness Right

General Interest

Nicknames Crazy Fencer [because he is only interested in fencing]. (knnews.co.kr, 26 Aug 2014)
Hobbies Watching movies, photography. (imnews.imbc.com, 01 Dec 2016)
Most influential person in career Coaches Hyun Hee and Jung Sun-Jo, his parents. (knnews.co.kr, 26 Aug 2014; sports.mk.co.kr, 10 Aug 2016)
Injuries He required surgery after damaging the cruciate ligament in his knee in March 2015. He needed about one year of recovery. (spotv.net, 25 Jun 2016)

He sustained an ankle injury at the 2013 World Junior Championships in Porec, Croatia. (ifeeltong.org, 26 Mar 2013)

He damaged the cartilage in his right knee when he was in 11th grade at high school. (munhwa.com, 04 Nov 2014)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you can't avoid it, enjoy it." (nocutnews.co.kr, 16 Aug 2016)
Awards and honours He received the Excellent Athlete Award at the annual Korean Sports Awards, after winning a gold medal in the epee event at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (newsen.com, 22 Feb 2017)

He was named the 2016 Fencer of the Year by the Korean Fencing Federation. (view.asiae.co.kr, 21 Dec 2016)

He was a member of the Korean epee quartet at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea, that was named the 2014 Team of the Year at the annual Korean Sports Awards. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 24 Feb 2015)
Ambitions To defend his gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (news.khan.co.kr, 15 Feb 2017)
Other information MENTOR
In September 2017 he was announced as 'Dream Mentor' for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. As part of his role he was named as a torch bearer in the run-up to the Games. (insidethegames.biz, 29 Sep 2017)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY
He released his autobiography 'Park Sangyoung: We Can Do It' about his life as a fencer and winning a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (bookapp.mk.co.kr, 05 Jan 2017)

NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first Korean fencer to win a gold medal in the epee event at the Olympic Games when he claimed victory at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (news.sbs.co.kr, 10 Aug 2016)
Last opponent
Sangyoung
PARK
Pavel
SUKHOV
vs
2
66% wins
Rank
6
KOR
1
34% wins
Rank
53
RUS
History
  • WESTEND Grand Prix (Budapest) 2019-03-08 - GP - S - E
    PARK Sangyoung SUKHOV Pavel
    7 15
  • Jeux Olympiques (Rio de Janeiro) 2016-08-09 - JO - S - E
    PARK Sangyoung SUKHOV Pavel
    15 11
  • Coupe du Monde (Vancouver) 2016-02-12 - A - S - E
    PARK Sangyoung SUKHOV Pavel
    15 14

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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