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CHOI Sooyeon

sabre
Rank20
Pts72.000
Age31
HandR

Personal Information

Family Husband Shim Sung Chan [2020]

Residence Ansan, KOR

Occupation Athlete

Languages English, Korean

Higher education Sport Management - Dongeui University: Busan, KOR

License number 23111990004

Club

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
Zone Championships--11
Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-17
Grand Prix-1-1
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-02-22

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in grade seven of middle school.

Why this sport? One of her teachers suggested the sport to her.

Club / Team Ansan City Hall: Korea

Name of coach Lee Hyun-Soo [club], KOR; Han Joo-Yeol [national], KOR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Most influential person in career Her mother. (CBS YouTube channel, 26 Aug 2015)

Injuries She damaged the cruciate ligament in her left knee at the 2012 National Sports Festival in the Republic of Korea. She required an eight-month recovery period. (sccdn.chosun.com, 28 Jun 2013)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy." (vogue.co.kr, 16 Mar 2020)

Ambitions To compete in individual and team sabre at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (vogue.co.kr, 16 Mar 2020)

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