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Date of birth
12 Mar 1988
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.
|1 Aug||Women's Individual Sabre Gold Medal Match||Won|
|1 Aug||Women's Individual Sabre Semi-finals, Bout 1||Won|
|1 Aug||Women's Individual Sabre Quarter-finals, Bout 2||Won|
|1 Aug||Women's Individual Sabre Round of 16, Bout 3||Won|
|1 Aug||Women's Individual Sabre Round of 32, Bout 5||Won|
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Jiyeon Kim vs Louise Bond-Williams
London 2012 medals
London 2012 appearances
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