Country represented South Korea
|Name Park Sang-young|
FIE Ranking current ranking
|Born 16 October 1995 (age 20) (1995-10-16) |
Club Korea National Sport University
Rio 2016 team korea s fencer park sang young faces world no 3 at men s individual epee final match
Park Sang-young ([pak̚.s͈aŋ.jʌŋ] or [pak̚] [saŋ.jʌŋ]; born 16 October 1995) is a South Korean épée fencer, Individual gold medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and team silver medallist at the 2014 World Fencing Championships.
- Rio 2016 team korea s fencer park sang young faces world no 3 at men s individual epee final match
- Rio 2016 fencer park sang young brings back golden feeling to team korea
Rio 2016 fencer park sang young brings back golden feeling to team korea
He was junior world champion in Moscow in 2012. He joined the senior category in the 2013–14 season, during which he won the 2014 Doha Grand Prix and the 2014 Berne Grand Prix. As part of the South Korean team he won a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Fencing Championships in Suwon and at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, as well as a silver medal at the 2014 World Fencing Championships. He finished the season world no.3.
The 2014–15 season proved more difficult for Park. After two quarter-final finishes, he sustained a knee injury in March at the Budapest Grand Prix, which barred him from taking part to the Asian Championships and to the World Championships. He came back a year later, earning a bronze medal in the Vancouver World Cup.