CHOI Injeong


Personal Information

Occupation Athlete

Languages Korean

Higher education Physical Education - Daeduk College : Daejeon, KOR

License number 21051990007


World Cup3-25
Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), 2019-05-17Johannesbourg (SOUTH AFRICA), 2015-05-01
Kazan (RUSSIA), 2021-03-20Dubai (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES), 2018-05-04
Katowice (POLAND), 2022-05-27
Zone Championships2237
Séoul (KOREA), 2011-07-09Singapore (SINGAPORE), 2015-06-25Wakayama (JAPAN), 2012-04-22
Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02Seoul (KOREA), 2022-06-10Tokyo (Chiba) (JAPAN), 2019-06-14
Wuxi (CHINA), 2023-06-17
Grand Prix2136
Xuzhou (CHINA), 2013-04-27Budapest (HUNGARY), 2017-03-24Doha (QATAR), 2017-12-08
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2022-04-29Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-03-08
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2022-03-05

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing when she was a junior high school student.

Why this sport? She was invited to join a fencing club after a coach watched her do the long jump during a physical education class.

Club / Team Gyeryong City Hall: Republic of Korea

Name of coach Kim Eun-Soo [club], KOR; Chang Tae-Suk [national], KOR

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2011

Competing for Republic of Korea

Tournament World Cup

Location Nanjing, CHN

General Interest

Hobbies Travel. (KSOC Naver blog, 28 Oct 2022)

Memorable sporting achievement Being no.1 in the women's epee world ranking for the 2021/22 season. (KSOC Naver blog, 28 Oct 2022)

Most influential person in career Her grandmother. (donga.com, 29 Jul 2021)

Awards and honours In February 2023 she was presented with the Grand Award at the 69th Korean Sport and Olympic Committee Sports Awards in the Republic of Korea. (yna.co.kr, 28 Feb 2023)


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