KIM Junho


Personal Information

Family Wife Yoo Jung-Hyun, sons Eun-Woo [2021] and Jeong-Woo [2023]

Languages Korean

Higher education Physical Education - Dong-Eui University: Busan, KOR

License number 26051994002


World Cup-112
Varsovie (POLAND), 2016-02-19Madrid (SPAIN), 2019-05-10
World Championship--11
Wuxi (CHINA), 2018-07-19
Zone Championships-123
Wuxi (CHINA), 2023-06-17Hong Kong (HONG KONG, CHINA), 2017-06-17
Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-19
Grand Prix--11
Le Caire (EGYPT), 2019-02-22

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing in grade seven of middle school in Hwaseong, Republic of Korea.

Why this sport? He played football at primary school but his middle school encouraged students to take up fencing, with a focus on sabre.

Handedness Right

General Interest

Most influential person in career His grandmother, his coach at middle school, and his university coach Lee Hyo-Kun. (KBS 'The Return of Superman', 14 Apr 2023; sports.hankooki.com, 24 Jan 2021)

Injuries He suffered a tendon injury in his left foot shortly before the 2019 World Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Despite the problem he was part of the team that won gold in team sabre at the tournament. (sports.hankooki.com, 24 Jan 2021; kmib.co.kr, 25 Jul 2019)

He tore the medial cartilage in his right knee at a competition in 2011, and required one year of recovery. (sportsq.co.kr, 24 Mar 2016)

Other information RETIREMENT
In January 2024 he announced his retirement from international competition. (hankyung.com, 24 Jan 2024)


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