Cody Mattern-Nagengast

Fencing

Mattern
Event: Epee
Height
 6'4"  
Weight: 196 lbs.
Birthplace: Reno, Nev.
Club: Summit Epee Club

Olympic Teams: 2004
Senior World Championship Teams: 2012 (Gold - Team), 2011, 2010 (Silver - Team), 2009, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2001
Pan American Games Teams: 2011 (Gold - Team), 2007 (Bronze - Team)
Junior World Championship Teams: 2001

Personal: A silly debate ushered Mattern into fencing. He and his brother argued who would win if a musketeer fought a Samurai warrior; Mattern backed the musketeer. When a mutual friend mentioned he was taking fencing lessons at a nearby club, the boys seized the chance to follow up on their swordplay interests. His brother quit after about a year, but Mattern was hooked. He says the sport fits his personality perfectly because it is an individual sport, and also a "no-excuse sport." Though Ohio State and Notre Dame, among others, offered Mattern fencing scholarships, he decided to continue to train and work in Oregon. He is now a resident athlete at the Colorado Springs Olympic Training Center, and a part of the Army's World-class Athlete Program.

Recent Career Highlights

2012
  • Gold - World Team Championships 
  • Gold - January North American Cup (Division I)
  • Silver - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Silver - Legnano World Cup (Team)
  • Bronze - Tallinn World Cup (Team)
  • Fourth - Paris World Cup (Team)
  • 23rd - Qatar Grand Prix
2011:
  • Gold - Pan American Games (Team)
  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Silver - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I)
  • Silver - Tallinn World Cup (Team)
  • Fifth - December NAC (Division I)
  • Sixth - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • 15th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 22nd - Tallinn World Cup (Individual)
  • 25th - Berne Grand Prix
  • 27th - Senior World Championships (Individual)
 2010:

  • Silver - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • Silver - December North American Cup (Division I)
  • NInth - Pan American Championships 
  • 13th - Berne World Cup
  • 18th - Buenos Aires World Cup
  • 21st - Montreal World Cup
  • 23rd - Legnano Grand Prix
  • 53rd - Doha Grand Prix

2009:

  • Silver - Pan American Championships 
  • 10th - Berne World Cup
  • 14th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 24th - Doha Grand Prix
  • 34th - Montreal World Cup
  • 39th - Stockholm Grand Prix
  • 55th - Legnano Grand Prix

2007:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I)
  • Bronze - Pan American Games (Team)
  • Sixth - Pan American Games (Individual)
  • 17th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 34th - Senior World Championships (Individual)

2005:

  • 14th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 64th - Senior World Championships (Individual)

2004:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I)
  • 16th - Olympic Games (Team)
  • 22nd - Olympic Games (Individual)

2003:

  • 18th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 61st - Senior World Championships (Individual)

2001:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Division IA)
  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I)
  • Ninth - Junior World Championships
  • 14th - Senior World Championships (Team)

1999:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (U20)

1998:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (U20)


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