The Korean Fencing Association paid a total of 700 million won in prize money to the athletes participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

South Korea won the gold medal in the men’s saber team fencing at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The Korean Fencing Association paid a total of 700 million won in prize money to the athletes participating in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

The Fencing Association awarded a total of 700 million won to the athletes who participated in the Olympics at the KCP Hotel in Yanggu, Gangwon-do on the 13th. Compared to the 2016 Rio Olympics, this is about double the amount. 310 million won was paid for the men’s saber event, which won gold and bronze medals (Kim Jeong-hwan).

Bon-gil Koo, Jung-hwan Kim, Jun-ho Kim, and Sang-wook Oh hang out with their gold medals at the men’s saber awards ceremony at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics held at Makuhari Messe B Hall in Chiba, Japan on the 28th.

In-jeong Choi, Young-mi Kang, Hye-in Lee, and Sera Song of the women’s fencing national team show their silver medals during the women’s epee team event at the Tokyo Olympics held at Makuhari Messe B Hall in Chiba, Japan on the 27th.

The women’s épée team, which advanced to the Olympic team finals for the first time in nine years and harvested a silver medal, received a total of 155 million won. 100 million won each was donated to the men’s épée team and the women’s saber team, which won the first bronze medal in the Olympic team event. The association also gave special encouragement to the men’s and women’s foil teams that failed to win the prize.

Fencing team players including Park Sang-young, Kwon Young-joon, and Song Jae-ho rejoice after winning the bronze medal in the men’s team epee bronze medal match at the ‘2020 Tokyo Olympics’ held at Mikuhari Messe Hall B in Tokyo, Japan on the afternoon of the 30th.

The women’s saber national fencing team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Ji-su Yoon (from left), Soo-yeon Choi, Ji-yeon Kim, and Ji-yeon Seo, have photo time after returning home from Incheon International Airport on the afternoon of the 1st.

Korean fencing won one gold medal, one silver medal and four bronze medals at this Olympics. In particular, they succeeded in winning medals in all four events that participated in the team event.

News1 Reporter Kim Do-yong [email protected]


Source: HuffPost South Korea – Athena by www.huffingtonpost.kr.

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