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KIM Junho

sabre
Rank8
Pts162.00
Age25
HandR

Personal Information

Family Wife Yoo Jung-Hyun

Occupation Athlete

Languages Korean

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

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup-112
Varsovie (POLAND), 2016-02-19Madrid (SPAIN), 2019-05-10
World Championship--11
Wuxi (CHINA), 2018-07-19
Zone Championships--22
Hong Kong (HONG KONG), 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.

Club / Team Hwaseong City Hall : Korea

Name of coach Yang Dal-Sik [club], KOR; You Sang-Joo [national], KOR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Most influential person in career His grandparents. (KSUF Naver blog, 09 Dec 2013)

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

Ambitions To win gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (sportsq.co.kr, 24 Mar 2016)

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