Fantastic Finish for the Friendly Frenchman

Leland Guillemin

The 2014 World Championships were held in Kazan, Russia from the 15th to the 23rd of July. The Senior Men’s Epee final match was between Kyoungdoo Park and Ulrich Robeiri who fence for Korea and France, respectively.

Both fencers had a very tough road in the quarter, and semi-finals. Park eliminated Ukraine’s Bogdan Nikishin 15-13, and Park dispatched of Italy’s Enrico Garozzo 15-10 to secure his spot fencing for gold. Robeiri fenced to a victory against Anton Avdeev from Russia 14-13 before defeating teammate and compatriot, Gauthier Grumier, by a score of 15-11.

Kyoungdoo Park is an exciting fencer to watch. Park brings a very high intensity and work ethic to all of his matches. He is shockingly fast with his attacks and he is extremely strong on the blade. His game mostly revolves around setting up change of direction attacks and compound attacks from a long distance.

France’s Ulrich…

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