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KWEON Youngjun

epee
Rank28
Pts58.500
Age37
HandR

Personal Information

Family Wife Lee Hye-Gyeong

Occupation Athlete

Languages Korean

License number 29031987004

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships-2-2
Shanghai (CHINA), 2013-06-04
Hong Kong (HONG KONG, CHINA), 2017-06-16
Grand Prix1-23
Doha (QATAR), 2016-12-09Budapest (HUNGARY), 2016-03-18
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2024-03-09

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in grade seven of middle school in Haenam County, Republic of Korea.

Why this sport? He became interested in the sport after seeing his friends practising.

Club / Team Iksan City Hall: Republic of Korea

Name of coach Lee Su-Geun [club], KOR; Yang Roy-Sung [national], KOR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Most influential person in career His wife. (jbnews.com, 03 Aug 2021)

Milestones He and his teammates Song Jae-Ho, Ma Se-Geon and Park Sang-Young became the first men's team representing the Republic of Korea to win a medal in team epee at the Olympic Games when they claimed bronze at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. (SportsDeskOnline, 07 Apr 2022; donga.com, 30 Jul 2021)

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