Residence Suwon, KOR
Occupation Business Owner
License number 24011984001
|Caguas (PUERTO RICO), 2008-06-06||Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2008-03-01|
|Legnano (ITALY), 2014-01-24||Cali (COLOMBIA), 2008-06-14|
|Legnano (ITALY), 2013-01-25|
|Paris (FRANCE), 2014-05-02|
|Vancouver (CANADA), 2015-02-13|
|Séoul (KOREA), 2011-07-10||Hong Kong (HONG KONG, CHINA), 2017-06-16|
|Wakayama (JAPAN), 2012-04-22|
|Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02|
|Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-18|
|Budapest (HUNGARY), 2017-03-24||Koweit City (KUWAIT), 2008-01-25||Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2005-03-11|
|Doha (QATAR), 2017-12-08||Montréal (CANADA), 2008-05-30|
|Londres (GREAT BRITAIN), 2012-08-01|
When and where did you begin this sport? He began fencing at junior high school.
Why this sport? He was encouraged to take up the sport by coach Yang Dal-Shik.
Most influential person in career His parents. (kbs.co.kr, 20 Sep 2014)
Injuries In May 2015 he damaged the cruciate ligament in his left knee in the round of 16 at the 2015 World Cup event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He required surgery and returned to training in February 2016. (view.asiae.co.kr, 03 Mar 2016; kgnews.co.kr, 04 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours He was part of the Korean epee quartet that was named the 2014 Team of the Year at the Korean Coca Cola Sports Awards. The honour was in recognition of their performance at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of Korea. (yonhapnews.co.kr, 24 Feb 2015)
Other information RETIREMENT
He announced his retirement from the national team following the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. (Instagram profile, 07 May 2019; news1.kr, 22 Aug 2018)
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