Jiyeon Kim South Korea

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

12 Mar 1988

Height

1.65m

Weight

57kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
1 0 0

Jiyeon Kim competed in FENCING

Did you know?

  • Three types of weapon are used in Olympic fencing - the foil, epee and sabre.
  • Point scoring varies from weapon to weapon but all 10 fencing competitions use a knock-out format.
  • Individual fencing bouts last for three rounds of three minutes each, or until one fencer has scored 15 hits against their opponent.
  • In the team events, teams of three fencers compete against their opponents over a series of nine bouts, with the aim of accumulating a maximum of 45 hits.
  • Between 1932 and 1960, Hungarian fencer Aladar Gerevich won a phenomenal six consecutive gold medals - a feat no other Olympian has managed.

Head to Head

Jiyeon Kim vs Louise Bond-Williams

Jiyeon Kim

Jiyeon Kim South Korea flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

57kg

Age

26

Louise Bond-Williams

Louise Bond-Williams Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

59kg

Age

32

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