Languages English, Korean
Higher education Physical Education - Dongeui University: Busan, KOR
License number 23111990004
|Seoul (KOREA), 2022-06-12||Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-17|
|Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-02-22|
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: Republic of Korea
Name of coach Lee Hyun-Soo [club], KOR; Lee Kook-Hyun [national], KOR
Most influential person in career Her mother. (news.mt.co.kr, 09 Apr 2022)
Injuries She has been troubled by a recurring dislocated shoulder injury. She dislocated her shoulder during the quarterfinals and semifinals of the team sabre event at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (chosun.com, 02 Aug 2021; yna.co.kr, 31 Jul 2021)
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)
Milestones She and her teammates Kim Ji-Yeon, Seo Ji-Yeon, and Yoon Ji-Su became the first Korean women's team to win a medal in team sabre at the Olympic Games when they claimed bronze at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. (SportsDeskOnline, 05 Apr 2022; kihoilbo.co.kr, 23 Mar 2022)
Ambitions To win gold at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou, People's Republic of China. (news.mt.co.kr, 09 Apr 2023)
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