Personal Information

Family Husband Laurie Shong, daughters Olivia and Leila

Residence Budapest, HUN

Occupation Athlete

Languages Hungarian, Italian

World Cup34411
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2005-05-28Salzbourg (AUSTRIA), 2003-03-15Budapest (HUNGARY), 2003-03-29
Shanghai (CHINA), 2007-05-12Le Caire (EGYPT), 2005-03-18St-Petersburg (RUSSIA), 2004-03-27
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2008-03-15Budapest (HUNGARY), 2007-03-17Belgrade (SERBIA), 2008-02-09
Shanghai (CHINA), 2011-05-06Tauberbischofsheim (GERMANY), 2013-03-08
World Championship--44
Lisbonne (PORTUGAL), 2002-08-20
La Havane (CUBA), 2003-10-05
Turin (ITALY), 2006-09-30
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2007-10-03
Zone Championships--11
Montreux (SWITZERLAND), 2015-06-08
Grand Prix3-69
Tokyo (JAPAN), 2005-03-11Turin (ITALY), 2003-02-07
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2007-03-09Shanghai (CHINA), 2003-03-01
La Havane (CUBA), 2007-06-13Come (ITALY), 2004-01-31
Seoul (KOREA), 2004-02-28
Athenes (GREECE), 2004-03-13
St-Petersbourg (RUSSIA), 2010-05-21
Aqaba (JORDAN), 2004-01-17
Fukui (JAPAN), 2004-03-20
Barcelone (SPAIN), 2019-10-26

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing at age 12.

Why this sport? Her physical education teacher encouraged her to try the sport.

Club / Team Ujpesti Torna Egylet [UTE]: Hungary

Name of coach Antal Solti [personal]

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Making cosmetics. (borsonline.hu, 17 Jun 2018)

Sporting philosophy / motto "Sometimes you have to do the exact opposite of what you think you should do and sometimes you just have to trust your feelings. So far, this has always helped me." (lokal.hu, 17 Jan 2019)

Famous relatives Her husband Laurie Shong has represented Canada in fencing. He won bronze in individual epee at the 1999 Pan American Games in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. (SportsDeskOnline, 26 Jun 2015; ujpestkartya.hu, 06 Aug 2014)

Ambitions To compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. (lokal.hu, 17 Jan 2019)

Other information HERITAGE
She has a Syrian father and a Hungarian mother. (ujpestkartya.hu, 06 Aug 2014)


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