Jung Hyo-jung

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Jung Hyo-jung
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Personal information
Native name 정효정
Nationality South Korean
Born (1984-01-26) January 26, 1984 (age 33)
Sport
Sport Fencing
Event(s) Épée
Korean name
Hangul 정효정
Revised Romanization Jeong Hyo-jeong
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng Hyo-jŏng
This is a Korean name; the family name is Jung.

Jung Hyo-jung (Hangul: 정효정; Korean pronunciation: [tɕʌŋ.ɦjo.dʑʌŋ]; born January 26, 1984) is a South Korean épée fencer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Jung first drew attention at the 2002 World Junior Fencing Championships where she won a bronze medal in the women's individual épée. Jung won the individual épée gold medal at the 2010 Asian Fencing Championships, defeating Luo Xiaojuan of China 4-3 in the final. Jung also captured her first World Championship medal in the women's épée team event at the 2010 World Fencing Championships, leading the team alongside Shin A-lam.[2]

She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, where she won a silver medal in the Women's team épée. In the individual event she was defeated in the second round.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hyojung Jung". London 2012. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "JUNG HYOJUNG Biography" (PDF). www.fie.org. FIE. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Hyojung Jung". BBC Sport. Retrieved 11 September 2012. 

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