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Michael Gostigian

Pentathlon

M Gostigian

Nickname: "Missak" (Mee-Sock = his Armenian name)
Height:
5-10
Weight: 155 lbs
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Residence: New York, N.Y.
High School: 
Malvern Prep '81
College: Notre Dame '86
Major: BA Economics 

Other Sports Played in High School: swimming, cross country, soccer and track

Hobbies: golf

Family: His wife, Sharon Monplaisir, is a 3-time Olympian in fencing and a 1988 national champion

Favorite Foods: milkshakes

Pre-Competition Meal: Clif Bars and honey stinger waffle cookies

Favorite Athlete: Arthur Ashe

Favorite Movie: "Chariots of Fire" 

Favorite Music: all

Favorite Countries Visited for Competition: Italy and France

Did You Know?: Michael is a private trainer in New York City and considers his wife to be his better half.


MAJOR COMPETITION RESULTS:

1995  Pentathlon National Champion

1994  Pentathlon National Champion

1993  Pentathlon National Champion

1992 
Pentathlon World Cup Champion (Frankfurt, Germany)
1992  Pentathlon National Champion

1986  NCAA Champion (Team & All American) in Fencing

last updated 3/4/12