Gerek Meinhardt

Fencing


Name: Gerek Meinhardt
Discipline:
Foil
Height:
6-0
Weight: 170
DOB: 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:

  • Two-time Olympian (2008, 2012)
  • 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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