Nam Hyun-Hee at Joint Press Conference of Team Korea for 17th Asian Games Incheon 2014
29 September 1981 |
Seongnam, South Korea
|Height||1.57 m (5 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||44 kg (97 lb)|
|Revised Romanization||Nam Hyeon-hui|
She won the silver medal at the Beijing Olympics after losing 6-5 to Valentina Vezzali in the final. She was also a team bronze medalist at the 2012 Summer Olympics, with South Korea beating France in the bronze medal match. Her teammates were Jeon Hee-Sok, Jung Gil-Ok and Oh Ha-Na.
At World Championship level she was twice a world bronze medalist as an individual (2010 and 2011), she was part of the Korean team that won the team world championship in 2005. Nam was also part of the Korean teams that won the bronze medal in the foil team event at the 2006 World Fencing Championships, after beating Poland in the bronze medal match with her teammates Jeon, Jung and Seo Mi-Jung, 2010 World Championships, beating Germany with teammates Jeon, Seo and Oh, and the 2011 World Championship, beating Poland again, this time with teammates Jeon, Jung and Lee Hye-Sun.
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