Choi Eun-sook

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Choi Eun-Sook
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Personal information
Native name 최은숙
Nationality South Korean
Born (1986-02-28) February 28, 1986 (age 31)
Gwangju, South Korea
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Sport
Country South Korea South Korea
Sport Fencing
Event(s) Épée

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.

Biography[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CAMPIONATI MONDIALI DI LINZ" (in Italian). Federazione Italiana Scherma. 2005-03-27. Retrieved 2012-08-04. 
  2. ^ "2006 Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships". almdiv.org. Retrieved 2012-08-04. 
  3. ^ London2012.com

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