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SHIN A Lam

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Rank89
Pts18.50
Age33
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Seoul, KOR

Occupation Athlete

Languages Korean

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

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 Gyeryong City Hall: Korea

Name of coach Cho Han-Sang [club], KOR; Han Joo-Yeol [national], KOR

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)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education YouTube channel, 20 Dec 2017)

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