Korea's history in fencing doesn't go very far backKim Young-Ho won the country's first gold medal at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 in the foilLee Sang-Ki also claimed bronze in the epeeNam Hyun-Hee's silver in Beijing has been Korea's only other medal until these games
But Korea has now added their 4th fencing medal of these games as Nam Hyun-Hee, Jung Gil-Ok, Jeon Hee-Sook, and Oh Ha-Na took bronze in the women's team foil event defeating France 45-32.
It was a good day for Korea's badminton programLee Yong-Dae and Jung Jae-Sung advanced to the semi-final in men's doubles after defeating Mohamed Asan and Bona Septano of Indonesia 21-12 and 21-16.
Also Lee Hyun-Il upset 7th ranked Jan Jorgensen of Denmark in the round of 16 and then knocked off Jin Chen in the quarter-finals.
He will face 2nd ranked Dan Lin of China in the semi-finalsLee Hyun-Il ranked 12th is the only surprise semi-finalist.
In women's field hockey, Korea picked up their first win defeating Japan 1-0Korea had previously suffered losses to China and Great Britain.
Lightweight boxer Han Soon-Chul shocked 2nd seed Vazgen Safaryant of Belarus in the lightweight divisionHan is now into the quarterfinals.