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Junghwan
KIM
Fie ranking
7
COREE
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 juillet 2018 Championnat du monde
Wuxi (CHINE)
1
19 juin 2018 Championnats de zone
Bangkok (THAILANDE)
2
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Last opponent
Junghwan
KIM
Eli
DERSHWITZ
vs
3
75% wins
Rank
7
KOR
1
25% wins
Rank
1
USA

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
24.03.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Budapest (HONGRIE)
26.04.2019 Grand Prix Grand Prix
Seoul (COREE)
10.05.2019 Villa de Madrid Сoupe du monde
Madrid (ESPAGNE)
12.05.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Madrid (ESPAGNE)

Medal score (Individual only)

Gold Silver Bronze Total
Senior

Future competitions

Date Name of competition Type of competition City (Country) Registration
24.03.2019 Coupe du Monde par équipes Сoupe du monde
Budapest (HONGRIE)
26.04.2019 Grand Prix Grand Prix
Seoul (COREE)
10.05.2019 Villa de Madrid Сoupe du monde
Madrid (ESPAGNE)

Results

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

Season Ranking Points
Senior
2018/2019 7 − 4 165.00
2017/2018 3 + 3 195.00
2016/2017 6 − 5 160.00
2015/2016 1 + 1 243.00
2014/2015 2 207.00
2013/2014 2 + 9 203.00
2012/2013 11 107.00
2011/2012 11 + 11 111.00
2010/2011 22 − 2 62.00
2009/2010 20 + 91 116.00
2008/2009 111 − 64 16.00
2007/2008 47 − 25 50.00
2006/2007 22 + 75 130.00
2005/2006 97 + 87 12.00
2004/2005 184 4.00
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Information

Further Personal Information

Occupation Athlete
Languages Korean

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
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)
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
7
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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