Name: Lauryn DeLuca
Sport: Wheelchair Fencing
Event(s): Epee
Classification: Category A
Height: 5-3
Weight: 110
DOB: 6/26/1999
Birthplace: Parma, Ohio
Hometown: Parma, Ohio
High School: Parma Senior High School (Parma, Ohio) '18
Team/Club: Hooked On Fencing
Paralympic Experience
  • One-time Paralympian (2016)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 Wheelchair Pan American Championships – Epee, gold
  • 2015 USA Fencing National Championships – Epee, gold; Foil, gold
  • 2015 Wheelchair Pan American Championships – Category A Epee, silver; Category A Foil, bronze
Personal: DeLuca, who has cerebral palsy, was an able-bodied fencer until 2013 when she was recruited by USA Fencing to compete in wheelchair fencing. She won three national championships and the 2016 Paralympic qualifier was her first international gold medal. She competed in the Y14 event at the 2013 USA Fencing National Championships as an able-bodied fencer. She began fencing on the international circuit in 2015....Daughter of Steve and Tracy DeLuca…Has a twin sister, Olivya, and an older sister, Krystal…Hobbies include playing bass drum in her high school marching band with sister Olivya…She wants to go to college to become a biomedical engineer.