OH Sanguk


Personal Information

Occupation Athlete

Languages Korean

Higher education Physical Education - Daejeon University: Korea

License number 30091996000


World Cup21811
Györ (HUNGARY), 2016-12-02Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-03-22Padoue (ITALY), 2015-01-30
Györ (HUNGARY), 2017-12-01Padoue (ITALY), 2017-02-03
Madrid (SPAIN), 2018-05-18
Alger (ALGERIA), 2018-11-16
Varsovie (POLAND), 2019-02-01
Madrid (SPAIN), 2019-05-10
Varsovie (POLAND), 2020-02-21
Luxembourg (LUXEMBOURG), 2020-03-06
World Championship1--1
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2019-07-15
Zone Championships1--1
Tokyo (Chiba) (JAPAN), 2019-06-14
Grand Prix4--4
Cancun (MEXICO), 2017-12-15
Moscow (RUSSIA), 2018-05-11
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-02-22
Seoul (KOREA), 2019-04-26
Napoli (ITALY), 2019-07-04

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He first tried fencing while he was in primary school. He took up the sport competitively in 2009 at Maebong Middle School in Daejeon, Republic of Korea.

Why this sport? He was influenced by his older brother. His parents initially did not want him to get involved in the sport but they were persuaded to let him pursue it after coach Park Jong-Han identified his talent.

Club / Team Seongnam City Hall: Korea

Name of coach Kim Hyung-Yeol [club], KOR; Kim Du-Hong [national], KOR; Cho Jong-Hyung [national] KOR

Handedness Right

International Debut

Year 2015

Competing for Korea

Tournament World Cup

Location Padua, ITA

General Interest

Nicknames Terminator, Monster, OH S.U. (news.chosun.com, 23 Aug 2019)

Hobbies Gaming. (news.chosun.com, 23 Aug 2019)

Most influential person in career His middle school coach Park Jong-Han. (news.kmib.co.kr, 23 Aug 2018)

Hero / Idol Korean fencers Kim Jung-Hwan and Gu Bon-Gil. (stoo.asiae.co.kr, 03 Jan 2020)

Injuries He had surgery on the little toe on his right foot in August 2016. (segye.com, 16 Dec 2016)

Awards and honours He was given the Sports Grand Award at the 2019 Gyeonggi-do Sports Awards in the Republic of Korea. (kyeongin.com, 19 Dec 2019)

In 2019 he received the Sports Competition Award the 57th Korea Sports Awards. (kyeonggi.com, 15 Oct 2019)

In 2018 he was presented with the Sports Grand Award in the athlete category at the 2018 Daejeon Sports Awards in the Republic of Korea. (dtnews24.com, 21 Dec 2018)

He was named the 2017 Male Fencer of the Year by the Korean Fencing Federation. (osen.mt.co.kr, 13 Dec 2017)

Famous relatives His older brother Oh Sang-Min has represented the Republic of Korea in fencing, and competed at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. (SportsDeskOnline, 19 Jun 2018; kmib.co.kr, 13 Feb 2015)

Ambitions To win individual and team gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (stoo.asiae.co.kr, 03 Jan 2020; news.sbs.co.kr, 12 Apr 2019)


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