KIM Junho


Personal Information

Family Wife Yoo Jung-Hyun

Occupation Athlete

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--22
Hong 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.

Club / Team Hwaseong City Hall : Korea

Name of coach Yang Dal-Sik [club], KOR; Kim Hyung-Yeol [national], KOR

Handedness Right

General Interest

Most influential person in career His grandmother, and his university coach Lee Hyo-Kun. (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 in Budapest. (kmib.co.kr, 25 Jul 2019; sports.hankooki.com, 24 Jan 2021)

He tore medial 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 individual and team gold at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (kmib.co.kr, 25 Jul 2019)


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