Mariel Leigh Zagunis is an American sabre fencer. She is a two-time Olympic champion in the individual sabre and the first American to win a gold medal in Olympic fencing. She was chosen to be the flag bearer of the United States at the 2012 Summer Olympics Parade of Nations. She also has two Olympic bronze medals in team events and is a four-time Olympian.
|Full name:||Mariel Leigh Zagunis|
|Born:||March 3, 1985, Portland, Oregon, United States|
|Years on national team:||2000–present|
|Club:||Oregon Fencing Alliance|
|Head coach(es):||Ed Korfanty|
|FIE Ranking:||Current ranking|
|Twitter:||Mariel Zagunis's Twitter profile|
About Mariel Zagunis
Sabre fencer who won back to back Olympic gold medals in the individual event in 2004 and 2008.
Mariel Zagunis Before Fame
She won three consecutive Junior World Cup Championships from 2002-2004.
Achievement of Mariel Zagunis
In 2012 she was USA's Olympic Flagbearer.
Mariel Zagunis Family Life
Her parents, Cathy and Robert Zagunis, were rowers in college.
Associations of Mariel Zagunis
She was one of America's biggest Olympic stars in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, along with Michael Phelps.
Information related to Mariel Zagunis
- Olympic gold medalists for the United States
- Fencers at the 2015 Pan American Games
- Sportspeople from Beaverton, Oregon
- American sabre fencers
- Fencers at the 2011 Pan American Games
- Olympic bronze medalists for the United States in fencing
- American female fencers
- Fencers at the 2004 Summer Olympics
- Fencers at the 2008 Summer Olympics
- Fencers at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Fencers at the 2016 Summer Olympics
- Olympic fencers of the United States