Kim Ji-yeon

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Kim Ji-yeon (Hangul: 김지연; Korean pronunciation: [kim.dʑi.jʌn] or [kim] [tɕi.jʌn]; born 12 March 1988) is a South Korean Sabre fencer. She is the 2012 Olympic Champion in the Women's Sabre Individual Fencing. Kim is the first South Korean woman to win an Olympic gold medal in fencing and the second South Korean female fencer to win any Olympic medal after Nam Hyun-hee, who won silver in 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kim Ji-yeon has received more than 38,679 page views. Her biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Kim Ji-yeon is the 100th most popular fencer (down from 79th in 2019), the 680th most popular biography from South Korea and the most popular South Korean Fencer.

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Among fencers, Kim Ji-yeon ranks 100 out of 174Before her are Mihai Covaliu, Inna Deriglazova, Andrea Baldini, Sergey Sharikov, Andrea Cassarà, and Peter Joppich. After her are Sofya Velikaya, Shin A-lam, Emese Szász-Kovács, Alfredo Rota, Matteo Tagliariol, and Ulrich Robeiri.

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Among people born in 1988, Kim Ji-yeon ranks 666Before her are Oh Ban-suk, Erik Pieters, Iouri Podladtchikov, Antonija Sandrić, Heberty Fernandes de Andrade, and Bakary Sako. After her are Ryan Brathwaite, Johny Placide, Jean-Guillaume Béatrix, Guilherme Milhomem Gusmão, Abdou Traoré, and Patty Mills.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Kim Ji-yeon ranks 680 out of 774Before her are Oh Jin-hyek (1981), Park Jong-woo (1989), Cho Sung-hwan (1982), Jung Seung-hyun (1994), Oh Ban-suk (1988), and An Baul (1994). After her are Yun Suk-young (1990), Lee Dae-hoon (1992), Shin A-lam (1986), Kwon Chang-hoon (1994), Baek Ji-hoon (1985), and Juniel (1993).

Among FENCERS In South Korea

Among fencers born in South Korea, Kim Ji-yeon ranks 1After her are Shin A-lam (1986), Oh Eun-seok (1983), Nam Hyun-hee (1981), Jung Jin-sun (1984), Choi Byung-chul (1981), Won Woo-young (1982), Jeon Hee-sook (1984), Park Sang-young (1995), Gu Bon-gil (1989), and Choi In-jeong (1990).