Au Yeung Wai Sum

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Au Yeung Wai-sum
Country represented Hong Kong
Born (1984-10-16) 16 October 1984 (age 32)
Weapon(s) sabre
Hand right-handed
FIE Ranking current ranking

Catherine Au Yeung Wai-sum (Chinese: 歐陽慧心; Jyutping: au1 joeng4 wai3 sam1; born 16 October 1984) is a sabre fencer from Hong Kong, China.

Au Yeung took up fencing with some of her friends.[1] She joined the national team in 2004 after being noticed by a national coach at an inter-school competition. She won a team silver medal at the 2005 Asian Championships[2] and a team bronze medal at the 2006 Asian Games.[1] She won a silver medal in the 2010 Pattaya City World Cup. In the 2011 Summer Universiade she reached the semifinals after defeating Romania's Mihaela Bulică, then lost to another Romanian, Bianca Pascu, and came away with a bronze medal.[3]

Au Yeung graduated in marketing from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Gigi Lam (16 July 2007). "Olympics on Au Yeung". South China Morning Post. 
  2. ^ Unus Alladin (1 August 2005). "HK bring back four medals". South China Morning Post. 
  3. ^ "Au Yeung Wai-sum won a Bronze Medal in Women's Sabre in Universiade 2011". Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China. 16 August 2011.