Won Woo-young

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Won.
Won Woo-young
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Personal information
Born (1982-02-03) 3 February 1982 (age 35)
Country South Korea South Korea
Sport Fencing
Korean name
Hangul 원우영
Hanja 元禹寧
Revised Romanization Won Uyeong
McCune–Reischauer Wŏn Uyŏng

Won Woo-young (Hangul: 원우영; Korean pronunciation: [wʌn.u.jʌŋ]; born 3 February 1982) is a South Korean sabre fencer.

He won the bronze medal at the sabre 2006 World Fencing Championships, after losing 15-10 to Zsolt Nemcsik in the semi-final. At the sabre 2010 World Fencing Championships, he won the gold medal, beating Nicolas Limbach 15 – 9 in the final.

He competed as part of the South Korean team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the men's team sabre, where he won a gold medal.[1] In the men's individual event he lost in the last 16 to Nikolay Kovalev, the eventual bronze medallist.


Med 1.png 2010 World Fencing Championships, sabre
Med 3.png 2006 World Fencing Championships, sabre
Gold 2012 Summer Olympics, Team sabre


  1. ^ "Won Wu-yeong Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-08-07. 

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