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Miles Chamley-Watson

Fencing

  • 2012

Event: Foil
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 185lbs
Birthplace: London, Great Britain
Current Residence:
 State College, Pa.
High School: The Knox School (2008
College: Junior sports management major at Penn State University
Club: Fencers Club
Coach: Simon Gershon and Emmanuil Kaidanov
Current U.S. Ranking: #3
Current World Ranking: #30

Olympic Teams: 2012
Senior World Championship Teams
: 2011, 2010 (Fifth), 2009, 2008
Pan American Games Teams: 2011 (Gold - Team)
Pan American Championship Teams: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 (Gold - Team, Silver - Individual), 2008 (Sixth)
Junior World Championship Teams: 2009, 2008

Personal: Born in London and raised there until age nine, Chamley-Watson will be returning to his home country at his first Olympic Games. After a fifth-place finish at the 2010 Senior World Championships, Chamley-Watson ascended to a #2 world ranking last season and is hoping to return to the podium in front of family and friends in London. A multi-sport athlete in high school, Chamley-Watson also competed on his school's varsity soccer and basketball teams at The Knox School in Long Island. Chamley-Watson's goal is to win Olympic gold and says every day he "trains like its my last" to make his dream come true.

Recent Competition History 

2012:

  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Fourth - La Coruna World Cup (Team)
  • Fifth - Havana World Cup (Team)
  • Eighth - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • 22nd - St. Petersburg Grand Prix

2011:

  • Gold - Pan American Games (Team)
  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • Bronze - USA Fencing Division I National Championships
  • Sixth - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Seventh - Seoul World Cup (Team)
  • Ninth - St. Petersburg Grand Prix
  • 10th - Seoul Foil World Cup (Individual)
  • 12th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 17th - Bonn World Cup
  • 17th - Venice Grand Prix
  • 33rd - Senior World Championships (Individual)
  • 33rd - Shanghai Grand Prix
  • 33rd - La Coruna World Cup
  • 36th - Havana World Cup
2010:
 
  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Silver - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • Fifth - Senior World Championships (Individual)
  • Ninth - Senior World Championships (Team) 
2009:
 
  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Silver - Junior World Championships (Team)
  • Silver - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • Silver - Isla de Margarita World Cup
  • 10th - Junior World Championships (Individual)

2008: 

  • Gold - Junior World Championships (Team)
  • Fifth - London Junior World Cup
  • Sixth - Pan American Championships
  • 38th - Montreal World Cup
  • 43rd - Paris Grand Prix

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