Fencing Club News: Recently, three of the BFS Fencing Club members participated in the “2018 6th Korean Fencing Association, The National Club, The Korean Fencing Competition,” which took place on Oct. 27 – Oct. 28.
Hyunzu Kim (President) secured silver in the HS Women’s Foil. Andy Kwoun (Vice-President) won bronze in the HS Men’s Epee; Andrew Junyoung Lee (Secretary) was awarded 7th place in the MS Men’s Foil.
All three competitors reflected that they grew from the tournament.
Hyunzu Kim observed,
“Once you reach a certain standard, it’s no longer a physical fight. Fencing’s chess.”
Andy Kwoun commented,
“It was a memorable tournament. Though I was honored to receive a bronze medal for my first competition, next time, I’m going for the gold.”
Andrew Junyoung Lee added,
“I experienced that fencing is a sport in which there are countless numbers of talented people. I’m determined to practice more to get better.”
By Sunny Kim
President of the BFS student-led fencing club