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History

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2014

2014.09

Won 8 gold medals, 6 silver medals and 3 bronze medals in the 2014 Incheon Asian Games

2014.07

Won 4 silver medals in the 2014 World Fencing Championships

2014.07

Hosted the Asian Fencing Championships in Seoul

2013

2013.08

Won 2 bronze medals in the 2013 World Fencing Championships

2010

2012.07

Won 2 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 3 bronze medals in the 2012 London Olympic Games
Won the first gold medal in Olympic fencing team game (Men’s Team Sabre)
Won the first gold medal in Olympic women’s fencing (Kim Ji-Yeon, Women’s Individual Sabre)

2011.07

Hosted the Asian Fencing Championships in Seoul

2010.07

Hosted the Asian Fencing Championships in Seoul

2000

2008.10

Hosted the Asian Youth Fencing Championships in Yanggu

2006.04

Hosted the World Youth Fencing Championships in Taebaek (First in Asia)

1990

1999.11

Hosted the World Fencing Championships in Seoul (First in Asia)

1998.04

Hosted FIE Grand Prix Fencing for the first time
(1998~2001:Daewoo Grand Prix Fencing, 2004~Now:SK Telecom Grand Prix Fencing)

1970

1972.08

Became a member of the Fencing Confederation of Asia

1960

1964.10

Participated in the 18th Olympic Games in Tokyo for the first time

1961.01.28

Became a member of the Korean Olympic Committee

1960.08

Became a member of the International Fencing Federation (FIE)

1950

1956.09

Renamed to the Korean Fencing Federation

1940

1947.11

Founded the Joseon Fencing Federation
(First President: Yun Chi-Young)

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