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Susannah Scanlan


  • 2012

Event: Epee
Birthplace: St. Paul, Minn.
Current Residence: St. Paul, Minn.
Birthdate: 06/04/1990
Height: 5’8”
Coach: Roberto Sobalvarro
Club: Twin Cities Fencing Club
Education: Junior at Princeton University majoring in
World Ranking: #41

Olympic Teams: 2012
Senior World Championship Teams: 2009
Junior World Championship Teams: 2009 (Bronze - Team), 2008 (Gold - Team),
Cadet World Championship Teams: 2007, 2006

Personal: At 20-years-old, Scanlan took the second semester of her junior year at Princeton in 2011 to return to Minnesota and train with the goal of qualifying for London. What many considered to be a long shot turned out to be one of Scanlan’s best decisions as she broke through the World Cup Circuit with a top-16 finish at the Budapest Grand Prix in February and secured her position as one of the youngest members of the women’s epee team.

Recent Career Highlights:


  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Fourth - Leipzig World Cup (Team)
  • Fifth - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • 16th - Budapest Grand Prix


  • Silver - World University Games (Team)


  • 27th - Havana World Cup


  • Bronze - Junior World Championships (Team)
  • 16th - Junior World Championships (Individual)
  • 22nd - Montreal World Cup

  • 28th - Junior World Championships (Individual)

  • 22nd - Cadet World Championships

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