Residence Seoul, KOR
Higher education Physical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
|Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2013-05-17||Buenos Aires (ARGENTINA), 2015-02-13|
|Nanjing (CHINA), 2015-11-13|
|Wakayama (JAPAN), 2012-04-22||Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02||Séoul (KOREA), 2011-07-09|
|Wuxi (CHINA), 2016-04-13|
|Budapest (HUNGARY), 2015-03-20||Bogota (COLOMBIA), 2017-05-26|
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 Gyeryong City Hall: Korea
Name of coach Cho Han-Sang [club], KOR; Han Joo-Yeol [national], KOR
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)
Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education YouTube channel, 20 Dec 2017)
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