Dmytro Chumak (fencer)

Dmytro Oleksandrovych Chumak (Ukrainian: Дмитро Олександрович Чумак; born 29 January 1980) is a Ukrainian épée fencer.

Dmytro Chumak
Full nameDmytro Oleksandrovych Chumak
Born (1980-04-01) 1 April 1980 (age 40)
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight88 kg (194 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
WeaponÉpée
HandLeft-handed
ClubDynamo Kyiv
Retired2009
FIE rankingranking (archive)
Medal record

CareerEdit

Chumak won a bronze medal at the 2005 European Championships in Zalaegerszeg after being defeated 13–15 in the semi-finals by Poland's Tomasz Motyka.[1] Along with Dmytro Karyuchenko, Maksym Khvorost and Bohdan Nikishyn, he earned the bronze medal in the épée team event of the 2006 World Fencing Championships after beating Hungary in the bronze medal match.[2]

Chumak competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.[3] In the first round he defeated Venezuela's Rubén Limardo, who would become Olympic champion at the 2012 London Olympics, but was stopped in the table of 16 by South Korea's Jung Jin-sun.[4] In the team event, Ukraine lost in the quarter-finals to Poland and finished 7th after the qualification rounds.

Chumak also coaches at the Academy of Fencing Masters in Campbell, California.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Два серебра и бронза в копилке россиян в четвертый день ЧЕ по фехтованию (in Russian). Sovietsky Sport. 1 July 2005.
  2. ^ Российские рапиристки выиграли "золото" чемпионата мира (in Russian). RBC. 6 October 2006.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Dmytro Chumak". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 10 June 2011.
  4. ^ Украинские фехтовальщики выбыли из борьбы (in Russian). sport.ua. 10 July 2008.
  5. ^ https://academyoffencingmasters.com/fencing-coaches/

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