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Hyunhee
NAM
Fie ranking
8
KOREA
Age
35
29.09.1981
Weapon
  • Foil
Handness
Left
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Silver
World championships (Senior Individual Medals)
2
Bronze

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
17 March 2017 Grand Prix
Long Beach, California (USA)
18
13 January 2017 World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
2
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Last opponent
Hyunhee
NAM
Francesca
PALUMBO
vs
1
50% wins
Rank
8
KOR
1
50% wins
Rank
48
ITA

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
28.04.2017 Reinhold-Würth-Cup World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
30.04.2017 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
19.05.2017 Grand Prix Grand Prix
Shanghai (CHINA)
28.05.2017 Trekanten International Satellite
Copenhague (DENMARK)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
28.04.2017 Reinhold-Würth-Cup World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
30.04.2017 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
19.05.2017 Grand Prix Grand Prix
Shanghai (CHINA)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2017-03-17 Grand Prix
Long Beach, California (USA)
18
2017-01-13 World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
2
2016-12-02 Grand Prix
Turin (ITALY)
18
2016-11-04 World Cup
St-Maur (FRANCE)
6
2016-08-10 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
17
2016-06-03 Grand Prix
Shanghai (CHINA)
36
2016-04-13 Zone Championships
Wuxi (CHINA)
1
2016-03-11 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
3
2016-02-05 World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
37
2016-01-15 World Cup
Gdansk (POLAND)
13
2015-11-27 Grand Prix
Turin (ITALY)
39
2015-11-06 World Cup
St-Maur (FRANCE)
65
2015-10-16 World Cup
Cancun (MEXICO)
21
2015-07-15 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
24
2015-06-25 Zone Championships
Singapore (SINGAPORE)
2
2015-05-15 Grand Prix
Shanghai (CHINA)
31
2015-05-01 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
36
2015-03-13 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
34
2015-01-16 World Cup
Gdansk (POLAND)
18
2014-11-28 Grand Prix
Turin (ITALY)
34
2014-07-16 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
34
2014-07-02 Zone Championships
Suwon City (KOREA)
1
2014-05-02 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
5
2014-04-26 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
23
2014-03-21 World Cup
Turin (ITALY)
51
2014-03-14 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
39
2014-02-26 World Cup
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
39
2014-02-07 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
3
2014-01-31 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
63
2012-07-28 Olympic Games
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN)
4
2012-06-03 World Cup
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
33
2012-05-19 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
2
2012-05-04 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
9
2012-04-28 Grand Prix
Marseille (FRANCE)
5
2012-04-22 Zone Championships
Wakayama (JAPAN)
1
2012-03-23 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
9
2012-03-09 World Cup
Turin (ITALY)
9
2012-02-24 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
2
2012-02-10 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
3
2011-10-09 World Championship
Catania (ITALY)
3
2011-07-08 Zone Championships
Séoul (KOREA)
1
2011-06-05 World Cup
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
3
2011-05-21 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
9
2011-05-06 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
1
2011-03-25 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
3
2011-03-11 World Cup
Turin (ITALY)
9
2011-02-25 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
3
2011-02-11 World Cup
Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY)
17
2010-11-05 World Championship
Paris (FRANCE)
3
2010-07-08 Zone Championships
Séoul (KOREA)
1
2010-06-19 World Cup
New York (USA)
1
2010-05-21 Grand Prix
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
2
2010-05-07 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
9
2010-05-03 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
3
2010-03-26 Grand Prix
Marseille (FRANCE)
2
2010-03-05 Grand Prix
Turin (ITALY)
2
2010-02-26 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
3
2010-02-20 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
2
2010-02-13 World Cup
Salzbourg (AUSTRIA)
5
2009-10-01 World Championship
Antalya (TURKEY)
9
2009-05-22 Grand Prix
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
3
2009-05-15 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
1
2009-05-04 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
10
2009-03-27 Grand Prix
Marseille (FRANCE)
2
2009-03-21 World Cup
Turin (ITALY)
2
2009-03-14 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2009-02-27 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
3
2009-02-21 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
2
2009-02-07 World Cup
Zrenjanin (SERBIA)
3
2009-01-31 World Cup
Salzbourg (AUSTRIA)
1
2008-08-11 Olympic Games
Pekin (CHINA)
2
2008-06-21 World Cup
Las Vegas (USA)
3
2008-06-11 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
17
2008-05-16 Grand Prix
Jéju (KOREA)
5
2008-05-09 Grand Prix
Tokyo (JAPAN)
1
2008-05-03 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
3
2008-04-24 Zone Championships
Bangkok (THAILAND)
5
2008-03-15 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
17
2008-03-05 Grand Prix
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
17
2008-02-29 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
5
2008-02-23 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
17
2008-02-16 World Cup
Salzbourg (AUSTRIA)
5
2008-02-09 World Cup
Belgrade (SERBIA)
3
2007-10-03 World Championship
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
5
2007-08-22 Zone Championships
Nantong (CHINA)
9
2007-06-22 World Cup
Las Vegas (USA)
2
2007-06-13 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
17
2007-05-18 Grand Prix
Tokyo (JAPAN)
1
2007-05-04 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
9
2007-03-23 Grand Prix
Marseille (FRANCE)
2
2007-03-17 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
5
2007-03-09 Grand Prix
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
2
2007-03-02 World Cup
Gdansk (POLAND)
9
2007-02-24 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
9
2006-09-30 World Championship
Turin (ITALY)
5
2006-06-20 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
17
2006-06-16 World Cup
Las Vegas (USA)
1
2006-06-02 Grand Prix
Marseille (FRANCE)
10
2006-05-27 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
9
2006-05-19 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
3
2006-05-13 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
5
2006-03-10 Grand Prix
Tokyo (JAPAN)
1
2006-03-04 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
1
2006-02-24 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
15
2005-10-08 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
6
2005-06-25 World Cup
La Havane (CUBA)
3
2005-06-17 Grand Prix
Las Vegas (USA)
26
2005-05-28 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
34
2005-05-14 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
20
2005-05-07 World Cup
Salzbourg (AUSTRIA)
34
2005-04-29 Grand Prix
Gdansk (POLAND)
33
2005-03-11 Grand Prix
Tokyo (JAPAN)
17
2005-03-05 World Cup
Shanghai (CHINA)
11
2005-02-25 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
17
2004-08-18 Olympic Games
Athenes (GREECE)
8
2004-06-21 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
11
2004-06-12 Grand Prix
New York City, NY (USA)
7
2004-05-29 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
12
2004-03-27 World Cup
St-Petersburg (RUSSIA)
20
2004-03-20 Non official
Fukui (JAPAN)
3
2004-03-06 Grand Prix
Shanghai (CHINA)
35
2004-02-28 Grand Prix
Seoul (KOREA)
25
2004-02-21 World Cup
Salzbourg (AUSTRIA)
8
2004-01-31 Grand Prix
Come (ITALY)
14
2004-01-17 Non official
Aqaba (JORDAN)
22
2003-10-05 World Championship
La Havane (CUBA)
42
2003-06-24 Grand Prix
La Havane (CUBA)
12
2003-06-13 Grand Prix
New York City, NY (USA)
25
2003-05-17 World Cup
Leipzig (GERMANY)
61
2003-05-02 Grand Prix
Paris (FRANCE)
14
2003-03-01 Grand Prix
Shanghai (CHINA)
31
2003-02-22 Grand Prix
Incheon (KOREA)
28
2002-08-20 World Championship
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL)
42
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2016/2017 8 + 3 115.0
2015/2016 11 + 11 108.0
2014/2015 22 − 8 67.0
2013/2014 14 − 11 98.0
2011/2012 3 229.0
2010/2011 3 − 1 212.0
2009/2010 2 + 1 348.0
2008/2009 3 − 1 228.0
2007/2008 2 286.0
2006/2007 2 282.0
2005/2006 2 + 17 242.0
2004/2005 19 − 7 98.0
2003/2004 12 + 19 115.0
2002/2003 31 + 11 48.0
2001/2002 42 4.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Marital status Married
Family Husband Gong Hyo-Suk, daughter Hi
Residence Seoul, KOR
Occupation Athlete
Languages Korean
Higher education Physical Education - Korea National Sports University: Seoul, KOR

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 1994.
Why this sport? One of her teachers suggested she try the sport.
Club / Team Seongnam City Office: Korea
Name of coach Lee Jung-Woon [club], KOR; Choi Myung-Jin [national], KOR
Handedness Left
Footedness Left

General Interest

Nicknames Mother Fencer, Peanut Fencer [because of her short stature compared to her competitors]. (newsen.com, 26 Jun 2015; joins.com, 02 Oct 2014)
Hobbies Shopping, eating out. (zum.com, 20 Dec 2013)
Most influential person in career Her daughter and her husband. (tvchosun.com, 24 Nov 2014)
Injuries She damaged a ligament in her right knee in May 2014. She had 90ml of fluid removed from the joint prior to the 2014 Asian Games. (newsen.com, 26 Jun 2015; joins.com, 02 Oct 2014)

She was hospitalised with hepatitis after the 2008 Olympic Games. (globalpost.com, 27 Jul 2012)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Fencing is my life." (donga.com, 01 Jan 2015)
Awards and honours She was chosen to recite the Athlete's Oath at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (Asiad Daily, 17 Sep 2014)

She received a Popularity Award at the 2014 MBN Women's Sports Grand Prize Ceremony in the Republic of Korea. (newswire.co.kr, 30 Dec 2014)

She was named Sport Star of the Year at the 2012 Kyungki Do Sport Awards in the Republic of Korea. (kyeongin.com, 21 Dec 2012)

She received the Best Player of the Year Award at the Seoul City Sport Awards in 2006 and 2008. (sbs.co.kr, 22 Dec 2008, 26 Dec 2006)
Famous relatives Her husband Gong Hyo-Suk has represented the Republic of Korea in mountain biking. (khan.co.kr, 29 Apr 2013)
Ambitions To compete at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (donga.com, 01 Jan 2015; incheon2014.kr, 20 Jan 2014)
Other information ROLE MODEL
She returned to fencing four months after giving birth to her daughter in May 2013. "I wanted to become a national team member, not to win a third gold medal at the Asian Games, but because of the future of female fencers who wish to continue the sport after giving birth." (zum.com, 20 Dec 2013; kbs.co.kr, 05 Sep 2013)

NATIONAL FIRST
She became the first Korean female fencer to win a medal at the Olympic Games when she claimed silver in individual foil at the 2008 Games in Beijing. (adidas.com, 27 Jul 2012)

EDUCATION
In addition to completing a physical education degree at the Korea National Sports University, she has also spent time studying at Sungshin Women's University in Seoul, Republic of Korea. (naver.com, 05 Jun 2015; koreaherald.com, 04 Apr 2010)

OTHER ACTIVITIES
She has served as an honorary ambassador for the charitable organisations Eastern Social Welfare Society and People for Shared Hope. (naver.com, 05 Jun 2015; kizmom.hankyung.com, 26 May 2015)

PLASTIC SURGERY
She underwent facial plastic surgery in 2006 for cosmetic reasons. She was disciplined by the Korean Fencing Federation, who barred her from national selection for six months. (newsen.com, 26 May 2011)
Last opponent
Hyunhee
NAM
Francesca
PALUMBO
vs
1
50% wins
Rank
8
KOR
1
50% wins
Rank
48
ITA
History
  • Absolute Fencing Gear Long Beach Foil Grand Prix (Long Beach, California) 2017-03-17 - GP - S - F
    NAM Hyunhee PALUMBO Francesca
    11 12
  • Grand Prix (Shanghai) 2015-05-15 - GP - S - F
    NAM Hyunhee PALUMBO Francesca
    3 1

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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