Gerek Meinhardt
Fencing – 2008 (Individual Foil), 2012 (Team Foil)

Meinhardt’s Notre Dame Bio


Part of both the 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics squad in men’s foil … serving as an alternate on the U.S. squad heading to London after ranking as the #4 American fencer … became the first U.S. men’s fencer ever to qualify for the Cadet, Junior and Senior World Teams all in the same year (2007) and went on to qualify for the ’08 Olympic Team as the youngest athlete ever to compete on a U.S. Olympic Fencing team … became first U.S. men’s foil fencer ever to win a medal at the Senior World Championships in ’10 when he won a bronze medal … claimed NCAA Individual Championship gold medal during the ’10 season after winning silver during the ’09 campaign.