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Junghwan
KIM
Fie ranking
3
KOREA
Age
35
02.09.1983
Weapon
  • Sabre
Handness
Right
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Bronze
World championships (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Gold

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
19 July 2018 World Championship
Wuxi (CHINA)
1
19 June 2018 Zone Championships
Bangkok (THAILAND)
2
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Last opponent
Junghwan
KIM
Eli
DERSHWITZ
vs
3
75% wins
Rank
3
KOR
1
25% wins
Rank
1
USA

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
16.11.2018 Coupe du monde sabre d'Alger by Ooredoo World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
18.11.2018 Coupe du Monde par équipes sabre d'Alger by Ooredo World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
01.02.2019 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
03.02.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
16.11.2018 Coupe du monde sabre d'Alger by Ooredoo World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
18.11.2018 Coupe du Monde par équipes sabre d'Alger by Ooredo World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
01.02.2019 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2018-07-19 World Championship
Wuxi (CHINA)
1
2018-06-19 Zone Championships
Bangkok (THAILAND)
2
2018-05-18 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
21
2018-05-11 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
33
2018-03-30 Grand Prix
Seoul (KOREA)
2
2018-02-23 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
33
2018-02-02 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
17
2017-12-15 Grand Prix
Cancun (MEXICO)
6
2017-12-01 World Cup
Györ (HUNGARY)
19
2017-11-03 World Cup
Alger (ALGERIA)
11
2017-07-19 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
17
2017-06-17 Zone Championships
Hong Kong (HONG KONG)
9
2017-06-02 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
3
2017-03-31 Grand Prix
Seoul (KOREA)
1
2017-02-24 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
1
2017-02-03 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
3
2016-12-16 Grand Prix
Cancun (MEXICO)
17
2016-12-02 World Cup
Györ (HUNGARY)
17
2016-11-04 World Cup
Dakar (SENEGAL)
9
2016-08-10 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
3
2016-05-27 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
1
2016-05-13 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
3
2016-04-13 Zone Championships
Wuxi (CHINA)
1
2016-03-25 Grand Prix
Seoul (KOREA)
7
2016-02-19 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
10
2016-01-29 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
3
2015-12-12 Grand Prix
Boston (USA)
9
2015-10-30 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
2
2015-10-09 World Cup
Tbilisi (GEORGIA)
33
2015-07-13 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
7
2015-06-25 Zone Championships
Singapore (SINGAPORE)
1
2015-05-29 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
6
2015-05-01 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
5
2015-03-28 Grand Prix
Séoul (KOREA)
6
2015-02-20 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
18
2015-01-30 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
3
2014-12-13 Grand Prix
New York (USA)
1
2014-11-21 World Cup
Budapest (HUNGARY)
17
2014-07-15 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
9
2014-07-02 Zone Championships
Suwon City (KOREA)
7
2014-05-24 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
3
2014-05-17 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
17
2014-05-02 World Cup
Chicago (USA)
10
2014-04-25 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
2
2014-03-21 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
2
2014-03-08 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
1
2014-02-14 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
9
2014-02-07 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
1
2013-08-05 World Championship
Budapest (HUNGARY)
13
2013-06-04 Zone Championships
Shanghai (CHINA)
2
2013-05-18 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
18
2013-05-03 World Cup
Chicago (USA)
13
2013-04-26 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
11
2013-03-22 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
33
2013-03-09 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
10
2013-02-15 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
6
2012-07-29 Olympic Games
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN)
19
2012-06-22 World Cup
Chicago (USA)
2
2012-06-02 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
30
2012-05-11 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
40
2012-04-22 Zone Championships
Wakayama (JAPAN)
3
2012-03-16 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
16
2012-03-03 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
8
2012-02-17 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
14
2012-02-04 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
65
2011-10-09 World Championship
Catania (ITALY)
54
2011-07-08 Zone Championships
Séoul (KOREA)
9
2011-06-24 World Cup
New York (USA)
30
2011-06-04 Grand Prix
Varsovie (POLAND)
52
2011-05-13 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
26
2011-04-28 World Cup
Athènes (GREECE)
75
2011-03-18 World Cup
Moscow (RUSSIA)
11
2011-03-05 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
38
2011-02-18 World Cup
Padoue (ITALY)
13
2011-02-05 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
7
2010-11-04 World Championship
Paris (FRANCE)
55
2010-07-08 Zone Championships
Séoul (KOREA)
6
2010-06-18 World Cup
New York (USA)
19
2010-05-28 Grand Prix
Padoue (ITALY)
18
2010-05-22 World Cup
Madrid (SPAIN)
6
2010-03-21 Grand Prix
Tunis (TUNISIA)
18
2010-02-26 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
36
2010-02-12 Grand Prix
Moscow (RUSSIA)
6
2010-02-05 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
6
2009-10-02 World Championship
Antalya (TURKEY)
32
2009-05-29 Grand Prix
Padoue (ITALY)
38
2008-04-24 Zone Championships
Bangkok (THAILAND)
12
2008-03-22 Grand Prix
Alger (ALGERIA)
70
2008-03-14 World Cup
Tunis (TUNISIA)
6
2008-02-29 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
48
2008-02-08 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
26
2008-02-01 Grand Prix
Athènes (GREECE)
57
2008-01-19 World Cup
Istanbul (TURKEY)
36
2008-01-12 World Cup
Kish Island (IRAN)
17
2007-10-01 World Championship
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA)
35
2007-08-22 Zone Championships
Nantong (CHINA)
3
2007-06-23 World Cup
Las Vegas (USA)
21
2007-06-01 Grand Prix
Padoue (ITALY)
51
2007-05-25 Grand Prix
Madrid (SPAIN)
50
2007-05-19 World Cup
Varsovie (POLAND)
1
2007-05-04 World Cup
Bangkok (THAILAND)
22
2007-03-02 Grand Prix
Plovdiv (BULGARIA)
3
2006-06-09 Grand Prix
Santiago (CHILE)
26
2006-06-02 World Cup
Valencia-Carabobo (VENEZUELA)
25
2005-02-11 World Cup
Bangkok (THAILAND)
17
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2018/2019 3 195.0
2017/2018 3 + 3 195.0
2016/2017 6 − 5 160.0
2015/2016 1 + 1 243.0
2014/2015 2 207.0
2013/2014 2 + 9 203.0
2012/2013 11 107.0
2011/2012 11 + 11 111.0
2010/2011 22 − 2 62.0
2009/2010 20 + 91 116.0
2008/2009 111 − 64 16.0
2007/2008 47 − 25 50.0
2006/2007 22 + 75 130.0
2005/2006 97 + 87 12.0
2004/2005 184 4.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Residence Seoul, KOR
Occupation Athlete
Languages Korean
Higher education Kookmin University: Seoul, KOR

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in 1996 when he was a junior high school student.
Why this sport? He was influenced by one of his friends. His physical education teacher also encouraged him to take up fencing because he had long arms.
Club / Team Korean Sports Promotion Foundation: Korea
Name of coach Kim Du-Hong [club], KOR; Yang Dal-Sik [national], KOR
Training Regime He trains for about eight hours a day with the national team. His schedule includes cross-country running and strength sessions.
Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2005
Competing for Korea
Tournament World Cup
Location Seoul, KOR

General Interest

Most influential person in career His father. (imnews.imbc.com, 17 Aug 2016)
Hero / Idol Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. (hankyung.com, 15 Oct 2014)
Injuries He injured his thigh at the 2015 World Cup event in Seoul, Republic of Korea. (chosun.com, 29 Mar 2015)

He sustained a finger injury at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (hankyung.com, 15 Oct 2014)

He injured his ankle one month before the 2012 Olympic Games. (kookje.co.kr, 04 Aug 2012)
Awards and honours In 2016 he was given a Special Citation Award by the Jeollabuk-do Sports Council in Republic of Korea. (jeonmin.co.kr, 14 Dec 2016)

In 2013 he received the Excellent Group Award at the Coca-Cola Sports Awards in the Republic of Korea. (tvreport.com, 31 Jan 2013)
Ambitions To study for a master's degree after retiring from competition. (sportsq.co.kr, 22 Apr 2016)
Other information NATIONAL FIRST
He became the first male Korean fencer to win a medal in individual sabre at the Olympic Games when he claimed bronze at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. (SportsDeskOnline, 13 Jul 2017; imnews.imbc.com, 17 Aug 2016)

SUSPENSION
He was suspended from all competitions for one year after he tested positive for a banned substance at the 2005 World Cup event in Seoul, Republic of Korea. He argued unsuccessfully that the positive test was a result of having taken sleeping pills to treat insomnia. "I was going to quit the sport, and travel to other countries. But my father, who passed away in 2009, kept persuading me to continue the sport." (joins.com, 04 Aug 2012; donga.com, 25 May 2007)
Last opponent
Junghwan
KIM
Eli
DERSHWITZ
vs
3
75% wins
Rank
3
KOR
1
25% wins
Rank
1
USA
History
  • Championnats du Monde (Wuxi) 2018-07-19 - CHM - S - S
    KIM Junghwan DERSHWITZ Eli
    15 11
  • Grand Prix (Seoul) 2018-03-30 - GP - S - S
    KIM Junghwan DERSHWITZ Eli
    15 13
  • Coupe du Monde (Alger) 2017-11-03 - A - S - S
    KIM Junghwan DERSHWITZ Eli
    14 15
  • Absolute Fencing Gear Sabre Grand Prix (Boston) 2015-12-12 - GP - S - S
    KIM Junghwan DERSHWITZ Eli
    15 13

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

Name Nationality Victories - Defeats
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