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Sangyoung
PARK
Fie ranking
3
KOREA
Age
23
16.10.1995
Weapon
  • Epée
Handness
Right
Olympic games (Senior Individual Medals)
1
Gold

Latest competitions

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
23 November 2018 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
9
20 July 2018 World Championship
Wuxi (CHINA)
5
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Last opponent
Sangyoung
PARK
Bas
VERWIJLEN
vs
0
0% wins
Rank
3
KOR
1
100% wins
Rank
19
NED

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
10.01.2019 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
12.01.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
25.01.2019 Grand Prix du Qatar Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
08.02.2019 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
10.01.2019 Coupe du Monde World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
12.01.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
25.01.2019 Grand Prix du Qatar Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)

Results

Date Type of competition City (Country) Place
2018-11-23 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
9
2018-07-20 World Championship
Wuxi (CHINA)
5
2018-06-18 Zone Championships
Bangkok (THAILAND)
13
2018-05-25 Grand Prix
Cali (COLOMBIA)
3
2018-05-11 World Cup
Paris (FRANCE)
36
2018-03-23 Grand Prix
Budapest (HUNGARY)
21
2018-02-16 World Cup
Vancouver (CANADA)
33
2018-01-25 World Cup
Heidenheim (GERMANY)
6
2017-12-08 Grand Prix
Doha (QATAR)
1
2017-11-17 World Cup
Legnano (ITALY)
10
2017-10-27 World Cup
Berne (SWITZERLAND)
1
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
2018/2019 3 155.00
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
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 11th grade at high school. (munhwa.com, 04 Nov 2014)
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)
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 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
Bas
VERWIJLEN
vs
0
0% wins
Rank
3
KOR
1
100% wins
Rank
19
NED
History
  • Coupe du Monde (Berne) 2018-11-23 - A - S - E
    PARK Sangyoung VERWIJLEN Bas
    9 15

OPPONENTS (FROM 2006)

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