Won Woo-young

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Won Woo-young
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Personal information
Born (1982-02-03) 3 February 1982 (age 36)
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.


Gold medal world centered-2.svg 2010 World Fencing Championships, sabre
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg 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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