Choi Eun-sook

Choi Eun-Sook (Hangul: 최은숙, Hanja: 崔恩淑; Korean pronunciation: [tɕʰwe̞.ɯn.suk̚]; born February 28, 1986 in Gwangju) is a South Korean épée fencer.

Choi Eun-Sook
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Personal information
Native name최은숙
NationalitySouth Korean
Born (1986-02-28) February 28, 1986 (age 35)
Gwangju, South Korea
Height169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
CountrySouth Korea South Korea
SportFencing
Event(s)Épée

BiographyEdit

Choi first drew attention at the 2005 World Junior Fencing Championships where she won the silver medal in the women's individual épée, losing to Sophie Lamon of Switzerland 15–12 in the final.[1] Next year, Choi became runner-up again at the 2006 World Junior Fencing Championships, losing to Tiffany Géroudet of Switzerland 15–11 in the gold medal match.[2]

In 2005 Choi earned her first call-up to the South Korean senior national team to compete at the 2005 World Fencing Championships. After the 2006 Asian Games where she won silver in the women's épée team event, however, Choi was not regularly selected for the national team until the 2011 season.

She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's épée team event as a substitute.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CAMPIONATI MONDIALI DI LINZ" (in Italian). Federazione Italiana Scherma. 2005-03-27. Archived from the original on 2013-02-18. Retrieved 2012-08-04.
  2. ^ "2006 Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships". almdiv.org. Archived from the original on 2014-03-24. Retrieved 2012-08-04.
  3. ^ London2012.com

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