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SHIN A Lam

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Rank140
Pts8.000
Age35
HandR

Personal Information

Occupation Business Owner, Coach

Languages Korean

Higher education Physical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR

License number 23091986001

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup1-23
Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2013-05-17Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2015-02-13
Nanjing (CHINA), 2015-11-13
Zone Championships1124
Wakayama (JAPAN), 2012-04-22Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02Séoul (KOREA), 2011-07-09
Wuxi (CHINA), 2016-04-13
Grand Prix1-12
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2015-03-20Bogota (COLOMBIA), 2017-05-26

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 1999 at Geumsan Girls Middle School in the Republic of Korea.

Why this sport? Fencing was the only sport available at her school.

Club / Team Sejong Sports Association: Korea

Handedness Right

Footedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Reading novels, driving. (sportsseoul.com, 12 Jan 2016)

Most influential person in career Her high school fencing coach Han Sang-Soo. (ebs.co.kr, 23 Sep 2014)

Injuries She experienced problems with her back ahead of the 2014 Asian Games. (hani.co.kr, 23 Sep 2014)

Sporting philosophy / motto "A genius cannot win against a hard worker, and a hard worker cannot win against a person who enjoys their work." (Athlete, 04 Sep 2006)

Awards and honours She received a Fair Play Award at the 2013 MBN Women's Sports Grand Award Ceremony. (joins.com, 17 Dec 2013)

Other information INTERNATIONAL RETIREMENT
She retired from international competition in 2019. She continued fencing competitively at national level, and began running a fencing academy in 2020. (seoulwire.com, 01 May 2021; Shin A Lam Fencing Club Instagram profile, 01 May 2021)

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