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Mariel Zagunis

Fencer
Female
Born Mar 3, 1985

Mariel Leigh Zagunis is an American sabre fencer. She won the gold medals in the individual sabre at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics. She is the second American to win a gold medal in Olympic fencing, and was chosen to be the flag bearer of the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics Parade of Nations.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1985 Birth Born on March 3, 1985.

TEENAGE

She won the gold medals in the individual sabre at the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2008 Summer Olympics.

TWENTIES

2005 20 Years Old In October 2005, Zagunis won her seventh World Champion title at the Leipzig, Germany World Championships, in the women's team event.
2006 21 Years Old A year later at the 2006 World Fencing Championships she won the silver, after losing the final to Rebecca Ward. … Read More
2009 24 Years Old In 2009 Zagunis captured the last individual World title to have eluded her when she won the World Championships in Antalya, Turkey, defeating Ukrainian Olga Kharlan 15–6 in the final.
2012 27 Years Old 1 More Event
She is the first American to win a gold medal in Olympic fencing, and was chosen to be the flag bearer of the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics Parade of Nations.
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