Hyun Hee

South Korean fencer

Hyun Hee (born October 4, 1976 in Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea) is a retired South Korean épée fencer.

Hyun Hee
Medal record
Women's fencing
Representing  South Korea
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Lisbon Épée
Asian Games
Gold medal – first place 2002 Busan Team épée
Silver medal – second place 2002 Busan Épée
Hyun Hee
Revised RomanizationHyeon Hui
McCune–ReischauerHyŏn Hŭi

At the 2002 FIE World Championships Hyun won the women's individual épée final match over Imke Duplitzer of Germany 15-11.[1] She was the first Asian fencer to win a gold medal at the World Championships. In that year, Hyun was named South Korean Sportswoman of the Year.


  2002 World Fencing Championships, Individual épée


  1. "Fencing; World Championships 2002 at Lisboa (por)". Sports 123. Archived from the original on 14 October 2009. Retrieved 10 March 2010.