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JUNG Jinsun

epee
Rank35
Pts53.00
Age35
HandR

Personal Information

Residence Suwon, KOR

Occupation Athlete

Languages Korean

GoldSilverBronzeTotal
World Cup2-57
Caguas (PUERTO RICO), 2008-06-06Berne (SWITZERLAND), 2008-03-01
Legnano (ITALY), 2014-01-24Cali (COLOMBIA), 2008-06-14
Legnano (ITALY), 2013-01-25
Paris (FRANCE), 2014-05-02
Vancouver (CANADA), 2015-02-13
Zone Championships4-15
Séoul (KOREA), 2011-07-10Hong Kong (HONG KONG), 2017-06-16
Wakayama (JAPAN), 2012-04-22
Suwon City (KOREA), 2014-07-02
Bangkok (THAILAND), 2018-06-18
Grand Prix1225
Budapest (HUNGARY), 2017-03-24Koweit City (KUWAIT), 2008-01-25Stockholm (SWEDEN), 2005-03-11
Doha (QATAR), 2017-12-08Montréal (CANADA), 2008-05-30
Olympic Games--11
Londres (GREAT BRITAIN), 2012-08-01

Sport Specific Information

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.

Club / Team Hwaseong City Hall: Korea

Name of coach Yang Dal-Sik [national], KOR

Handedness Right

Footedness Right

General Interest

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)

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