Lee Kiefer


Name: Lee Kiefer
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Foil Fencing
Event(s): Individual
Height: 5-4
Weight: 107
DOB: 6/15/1994
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
High School: Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School (Lexington, Ky.) '12
College: University of Notre Dame '17, Pre-med
Team/Club: Bluegrass Fencer's Club
Coach(es): Amgad Khazbak
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2012, 2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, 10th (individual)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 5th (individual); 6th (team)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2016 – 5th (team)
  • Years of participation: 2009-11, 2013-16
  • Medals: 1 (bronze)
  • Bronze – 2011 (individual)
  • Second U.S. women’s foil fencer to win a medal at the senior world championships (2011)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2015 Pan American Games, gold (individual); silver (team)
  • 2011 Pan American Games, gold (individual, team)
Personal: Daughter of Steve and Teresa Kiefer...Has one younger brother, Axel, and one older sister, Alex...Was the youngest member of the 2009 U.S. Senior World Foil Team...Was the only athlete in the world to have earned individual podium finishes at the senior, junior and cadet world championships (2011).

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