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Sangyoung
PARK
Fie ranking
15
KOREA
Age
22
16.10.1995
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Right
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Gold

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
19 July 2017 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
34
16 June 2017 Zone Championships
Hong Kong (HONG KONG)
17
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Last opponent
Sangyoung
PARK
Flavio
GIANNOTTE
vs
0
0% wins
Rank
15
KOR
1
100% wins
Rank
81
LUX

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
27.10.2017 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
Registered
29.10.2017 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
04.11.2017 Tournoi Satellite Satellite
Oslo (NORWAY)
11.11.2017 Tournoi satellite Satellite
Dublin (IRELAND)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
27.10.2017 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
Registered
29.10.2017 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
04.11.2017 Tournoi Satellite Satellite
Oslo (NORWAY)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2017-07-19 World Championship
Leipzig (GERMANY)
34
2017-06-16 Zone Championships
Hong Kong (HONG KONG)
17
2017-05-26 Grand Prix
Bogota (COLOMBIA)
33
2017-05-12 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
9
2017-03-24 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
33
2017-02-17 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
33
2017-01-26 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
9
2016-12-09 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
5
2016-11-18 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
1
2016-10-28 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
17
2016-08-09 Olympic Games
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
1
2016-05-20 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
57
2016-04-22 Grand Prix
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL)
41
2016-04-13 Zone Championships
Wuxi (CHINA)
2
2016-03-18 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
57
2016-02-12 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
3
2015-03-20 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
11
2015-02-13 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
35
2015-01-22 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
6
2014-12-05 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
17
2014-11-14 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
33
2014-10-24 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
5
2014-07-17 World Championship
Kazan (RUSSIA)
10
2014-07-02 Zone Championships
Suwon City (KOREA)
20
2014-05-23 World Cup
Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA)
33
2014-05-10 Grand Prix
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
1
2014-05-02 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
36
2014-03-22 Grand Prix
Vancouver - British Columbia (CANADA)
6
2014-02-21 World Cup
Tallin (ESTONIA)
62
2014-02-14 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
7
2014-01-24 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
75
2014-01-16 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
1
2012-04-05 World Championship
Moscow (RUSSIA)
1
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Ranking

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2017/2018 15 84.0
2016/2017 15 − 12 84.0
2015/2016 3 + 34 163.0
2014/2015 37 − 34 48.0
2013/2014 3 159.0
Junior
2011/2012 6 80.0
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Information

Further Personal Information

Residence Seoul, KOR
Occupation Student
Languages Korean
Higher education Korea National Sport University : Seoul, KOR

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)
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 year 11 at high school. (munhwa.com, 04 Nov 2014)
Awards and honours He received Excellent Athlete Award at the annual Korean Coca Cola 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 Coca Cola Sports Awards. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 24 Feb 2015)

He was given the Best Athlete Award at the 2012 Gyeongsangnamdo Athletic Award Ceremony. (gnmaeil.com, 27 Feb 2013)
Ambitions To defend his gold medal at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (news.khan.co.kr, 15 Feb 2017)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you can't avoid it, enjoy it." (nocutnews.co.kr, 16 Aug 2016)
Hobbies Watching movies, photography. (imnews.imbc.com, 01 Dec 2016)
Other information 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
Flavio
GIANNOTTE
vs
0
0% wins
Rank
15
KOR
1
100% wins
Rank
81
LUX
History
  • Championnats du Monde (Leipzig) 2017-07-19 - CHM - S - E
    PARK Sangyoung GIANNOTTE Flavio
    12 15

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

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