Name: Curtis McDowald
Sport: Fencing
Discipline(s): Epee Fencing
Event(s): Individual, Team
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
DOB: 1/23/1996
Birthplace: Jamaica, N.Y.
Hometown: Jamaica, N.Y.
High School: The Dwight School (New York, N.Y.)
College: St. John’s University '18
Team/Club: Peter Westbrook Foundation
Coach(es): Alexey Cheremsky
Olympic Experience
  • One-time Olympian (2020)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, 9th (team), 24th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – 14th (team), 35th (individual)
  • Year of participation: 2018, 2019
  • Top finish: 8th – 8th – 2018 (individual, team)
Personal: Began fencing at age 12 at the Peter Westbrook Foundation, where he now volunteers...Was introduced to the sport by his mother…Collects vintage watches