Birthplace: Portland, Ore.
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.
High School: Valley Catholic High School (Beaverton, Ore.) '06
College: University of Notre Dame
- Three-time Olympian (2004, 2008, 2012); Three-time Olympic medalist (2 gold, 1 bronze)
- London 2012 Olympic Games, fourth (individual)
- Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, gold (individual), bronze (team)
- Athens 2004 Olympic Games, gold (individual)
- Inducted in FIE Hall of Fame in 2013
- 2012 FIE Senior World Cup Champion
- 2011 FIE Senior World Cup Champion
- 2010 FIE Senior World Cup Champion
- 2009 FIE Senior World Cup Champion
- 2005 FIE Senior World Cup Champion
Daughter of Catherine and Robert Zagunis...Married to Michael Swehla...Has two brothers, Marten and Merrick...Parents were both Olympic rowers...Served as the Opening Ceremony flag bearer for the U.S. delegation at the London 2012 Olympic Games...Hobbies include cooking, running and hiking.
U.S. Men’s Foil And Saber Fencing Squads Win World Cup Silver Medals
Craig Bohnert May 15, 2016
Three events resulted in three top-four finishes for U.S. fencing teams.
Mariel Zagunis Wins Third World Cup Medal In Five Stops
Craig Bohnert May 14, 2016
The two-time Olympic champ took bronze in Foshan, China.
Red, White & Trending: April 22-28
Jamie MacDonald April 29, 2016
Team USA celebrates #100DaysOut in style (surf's up for Casey Eichfeld and Aaron Pike, a legendary selfie, brothers in beard Brad Snyder and Seth Weil, Dagmara Wozniak trains anyway), Tatyana McFadden's wild ride continues in princely fashion, an Olympic pair celebrates their first anniversary, the 'Fastest Man in Rugby,' Tyler Clary goes even faster, Team USA rallies for Jamie Nieto, soccer players become hockey fans, Simone Biles needs some sleep and more.
Meet The 2016 U.S. Olympic Fencing Team
Paul D. Bowker April 28, 2016
Fourteen U.S. fencers will compete among epee, foil and saber disciplines.
100 Storylines To Follow For The Rio 2016 Olympic Games
Karen Rosen April 27, 2016
Find out just about everything you need to know for the final countdown to the Rio Games.
Meet The First 100 Members Of The 2016 U.S. Olympic Team
April 24, 2016
From boxers to wrestlers, these athletes were the first to punch their tickets to Rio.
Red, White & Trending: April 15-21
Jamie MacDonald April 22, 2016
Team USA reacts to the loss of Prince, Tatyana McFadden manages to inspire yet again, Shawn Johnson goes East on her wedding day, Charlotte Drury makes her dream come true, Notre Dame shines bright in fencing and more.
Who Were The First U.S. Women To Win Olympic Gold In Each Sport?
Darci Miller March 24, 2016
From 1900 through 2012, look back at the first U.S. women to earn gold in these 31 sports.
A Day In The Life Of An Olympic Champion At The Team USA Media Summit
Lisa Costantini March 08, 2016
From makeup on the shower ledge to talking to a chicken puppet, join fencer Mariel Zagunis at Media Summit.
Vote On Team USA's Top Athletes From January
Feb. 02, 2016
See which athletes made Team USA's Best of January nominations and vote on your favorites.
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