Katharine Holmes


Name: Katharine Holmes
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Epee Fencing
Event(s): Individual, Team
Height: 5-11
Weight: 175
DOB: 7/15/1993
Birthplace: Washington
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
High School: National Cathedral School (Washington, D.C.) '11
College: Princeton University '17, Neuroscience
Team/Club: New York Athletic Club
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 25th (individual); 5th (team)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2015 – round of 32
  • Years of participation: 2013-15
  • Top finish: 6th – 2014 (team)
Youth Championship Experience
  • 2010 Youth Olympic Games, bronze (mixed team); 4th (individual)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (individual, team)
Personal: Daughter of Lorrie Marcil and Christopher Holmes...Began fencing at age 9 after reading books about the middle ages and knights in shining armor...Hobbies include singing, swimming and playing guitar...2008 finalist for Sports Illustrated Sports Kid of the Year.

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