LEE Hyein


Personal Information

Occupation Athlete

Languages Korean

License number 16011995002


World Cup-2-2
La Havane (CUBA), 2018-01-19
Barcelone (SPAIN), 2019-02-08
Zone Championships--11
Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-19

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2008.

Why this sport? She was encouraged to try the sport by her father, who was a fencing coach.

Club / Team Gangwon Provincial Office: Republic of Korea

Name of coach Gu Gyo-Dong [national], KOR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Hobbies Going to cafes, travel. (Gangwon Citizens TV YouTube channel, 09 Aug 2021)

Most influential person in career Her father Lee Seung-Rim. (donga.com, 29 Jul 2021)

Injuries In 2018 she damaged the triangular fibrocartilage in her right wrist but decided to postpone surgery in order to compete at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. She underwent surgery in 2019, which sidelined her for eight months. She was later troubled by the injury at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (donga.com, 29 Jul 2021; Gangwon Citizens TV YouTube channel, 09 Aug 2021)

Famous relatives Her father Lee Seung-Rim competed in fencing for Ulsan Metropolitan City Hall in the Republic of Korea. He retired from the sport in 2006. (yna.co.kr, 12 Oct 2012, 07 Sep 2018)


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