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Gerek Meinhardt

Fencing

  • 2008
  • 2012

Name: Gerek Meinhardt
Sport:
Fencing
Discipline:
Foil
Height:
6-0
Weight: 170
Date of Birth: 7/27/1990
Birthplace: San Francisco, Calif.
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School:
Lick-Wilmerding High School
College: University of Notre Dame '13, Information Technology Management (undergraduate), '15, Business Analytics and Marketing (graduate)

Olympic Highlights:

  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 4th (team)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 10th (individual)


Personal:
Son of Jane and Kurt Meinhardt...Has one sister, Katie...Became the youngest fencer in U.S. Olympic history when he competed in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games...Became the first American to win a senior world championship medal in men's foil in 2010...Also became the first U.S. men's foilist to earn the No. 1 world ranking in January 2014...Hobbies include travelling, playing sports and reading.


More:
USA Fencing

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