Mariel Zagunis United States

Key Facts

Country

Competed in

Date of birth

03 Mar 1985

Height

1.73m

Weight

76kg

Medals

London 2012
Gold Silver Bronze
0 0 0

Mariel Zagunis competed in FENCING

Did you know?

  • Three types of weapon are used in Olympic fencing - the foil, epee and sabre.
  • Point scoring varies from weapon to weapon but all 10 fencing competitions use a knock-out format.
  • Individual fencing bouts last for three rounds of three minutes each, or until one fencer has scored 15 hits against their opponent.
  • In the team events, teams of three fencers compete against their opponents over a series of nine bouts, with the aim of accumulating a maximum of 45 hits.
  • Between 1932 and 1960, Hungarian fencer Aladar Gerevich won a phenomenal six consecutive gold medals - a feat no other Olympian has managed.

Head to Head

Mariel Zagunis vs Louise Bond-Williams

Mariel Zagunis

Mariel Zagunis United States flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

5

Height

1.73m (5'8")

Weight

76kg

Age

29

Louise Bond-Williams

Louise Bond-Williams Great Britain & N. Ireland flag

London 2012 medals

0

London 2012 appearances

1

Height

1.69m (5'7")

Weight

59kg

Age

32

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