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PARK Kyoungdoo

epee
Rank104
Pts16.00
Age34
HandR

Personal Information

Occupation Athlete

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

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup1-12
Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2017-01-26Paris (FRANCE), 2018-05-11
World Championship-112
Kazan (RUSSIA), 2014-07-17Catania (ITALY), 2011-10-09
Zone Championships1146
Wuxi (CHINA), 2016-04-13Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25Séoul (KOREA), 2010-07-10
Séoul (KOREA), 2011-07-10
Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02
Hong Kong (HONG KONG), 2017-06-16
Grand Prix1-34
Doha (QATAR), 2012-02-10Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2016-04-22
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2017-03-24
Bogota (COLOMBIA), 2017-05-26

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He took up the sport at age 14.

Why this sport? He found a fencing sword at his school's gymnasium and brandished it just for fun. The school's fencing coach saw him playing and suggested he take up the sport.

Club / Team Haenam-Gun Office: Korea

Name of coach Yang Dal-Sik [national], KOR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Sporting philosophy / motto "Dreams can come true." (seoul.co.kr, 04 Dec 2009)

Awards and honours He was a member of the Korean epee quartet at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea, that was named Team of the Year at the 2014 Korean Coca Cola Sports Awards. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 24 Feb 2015)

In October 2014 he received the Proud Jeongnam Citizen Award at the Day of South Jeolla Province Citizens in the Republic of Korea. (hnews.co.kr, 30 Oct 2014)

Other information BLURRED VISION
He discovered that he had blurred vision in his left eye when he was a primary school student. "Although I can't see clearly with my left eye, it is not a problem at all when I am fencing." (seoul.co.kr, 04 Dec 2009)

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