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Name  Gerek Meinhardt
Weapons  Foil
FIE Ranking  current ranking
Weight  77 kg
Hand  right-handed
Height  1.83 m

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Born  July 27, 1990 (age 25) San Francisco, California, United States (1990-07-27)
Club  Notre Dame / Massialas Foundation
Parents  Kurt Meinhardt, Jane Meinhardt
Similar People  Alexander Massialas, Miles Chamley‑Watson, Race Imboden, Lee Kiefer, Greg Massialas

Country represented  United States
National coach(es)  Greg Massialas
Education  University of Notre Dame

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Gerek Lin Meinhardt (born July 27, 1990) is an American foil fencer.

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Biography

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Meinhardt is one of two children born to Kurt and Jane Meinhardt. He attended Lick-Wilmerding High School in San Francisco for two years and completed high school in a home schooling program. He attended the University of Notre Dame on a full fencing scholarship. He majored in business and finance, and was a member of the school's fencing team from 2009-2014. Gerek is currently employed by Deloitte Advisory.

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Introduced to the sport at age 9 through a program run by Olympic fencer Greg Massialas, Meinhardt began participating in national fencing competitions a year later. At age 16 he became the youngest men's national foil champion when he won the tournament at the 2007 U.S. Fencing National Championships.

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Ranked 16th in the world at the time, he participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing as a member of the United States fencing team. He was the youngest fencer in Beijing and the youngest U.S. Olympic fencer of all time. At the 2010 World Fencing Championships in Paris, he won a bronze medal in the men's foil event, tying with Yuki Ota of Japan. After his gold medal win at the 2012 U.S National Championships, he was selected as an alternate fencer for the 2012 London Olympics U.S men's foil team.

Medal record

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  • Olympic Teams: 2008 (Beijing), 2012 (London), 2016 (Rio)
  • Senior World Championship Teams: 2007–2012
  • Junior World Championship Teams: 2006–2010
  • Cadet World Championship Teams: 2006, 2007
  • 2010 Senior World Championship Bronze Medalist
  • 2011 Pan American Games Champion (Team)
  • 5-time Senior Pan American Zonal Champion (1x Individual, 4x Team)
  • 2-time Junior World Champion by Team (2008, 2010)
  • 2009 Silver Medalist at Junior World Championships by Team
  • 2009 Bronze Medalist at Junior World Championships Individual
  • 2010 Silver Medalist at Junior World Championships Individual
  • 3-time Senior National Champion (2007, 2008, 2012)
  • 4-time Junior National Champion (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
  • 2009 NCAA Championships Runner-up Individual & Team
  • 2010 NCAA Champion Individual, 3rd by Team
  • 2011 NCAA Champion by Team
  • References

    Gerek Meinhardt Wikipedia


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