Hee Sook Jeon South Korea

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

16 Jun 1984

Height

1.69m

Weight

60kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 1

Sport Guides

FENCING

Hee Sook Jeon 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

Hee Sook Jeon vs Natalia Sheppard

Hee Sook Jeon

Hee Sook Jeon South Korea flag

London 2012 medals

1

London 2012 appearances

4

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

60kg

Age

30

Natalia Sheppard

Natalia Sheppard Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

6

Height

1.65m (5'5")

Weight

52kg

Age

30

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