Higher education Physical Education - Korea National Sport University: Seoul, KOR
License number 03081984000
|Heidenheim (GERMANY), 2017-01-26||Paris (FRANCE), 2018-05-11|
|Kazan (RUSSIA), 2014-07-17||Catania (ITALY), 2011-10-09|
|Wuxi (CHINA), 2016-04-13||Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25||Séoul (KOREA), 2010-07-10|
|Séoul (KOREA), 2011-07-10|
|Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02|
|Hong Kong (HONG KONG, CHINA), 2017-06-16|
|Doha (QATAR), 2012-02-10||Rio de Janeiro (BRAZIL), 2016-04-22|
|Budapest (HUNGARY), 2017-03-24|
|Bogota (COLOMBIA), 2017-05-26|
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.
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 INTERNATIONAL RETIREMENT
In 2018 he announced his retirement from international competition. (joongboo.com, 26 Nov 2018)
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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