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Katharine Holmes

HOMETOWN:
Washington, D.C.

BIRTH YEAR:
1993

BIRTHPLACE:
Washington, D.C.

Event: Epee
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 150 lbs
Birthplace: Washington D.C.
Current Residence: Washington D.C.
Education: Junior at Princeton University, graduate of National Cathedral School
Club: Golden Gate Fencing Center
Coaches: Maureen Griffin and Ray Finkleman
Hobbies: Singing, guitar and swimming
Current U.S. Ranking: No. 3
Current World Ranking: No. 25
Honors:

  • 2008 Summa Cum Laude Award from the American Classical League in recognition of her achievement on the National Latin Exam
  • 2008 finalist for Sports Illustrated Sports Kid of the Year

Senior World Championship Teams: 2014, 2013
World University Games Teams: 2013
Pan American Championship Teams: 2014 (Gold - Team, Silver - Individual), 2013 (Gold - Team, Silver - Individual)
Junior World Championship Teams2013, 2012 (Bronze - Team), 2011, 2010 (Silver - Team)
Cadet World Championship Teams: 2010, 2009 (Silver)

Personal: Holmes started fencing when she was nine following her interest in reading books about the middle ages and knights in shining armor.

Recent Competition History

2014:

  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Silver - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • Fourth - Doha World Cup (Team)
  • Fourth - Rio de Janeiro World Cup (Team)
  • 22nd - Xuzhou Grand Prix
  • 41st - Rio de Janeiro World Cup (Individual)
  • 42nd - Havana Grand Prix 
  • 47th - Budapest Grand Prix 
  • 48th - Doha World Cup (Individual)
  • 62nd - St. Maur World Cup

2013:

  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Silver - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • Bronze - November North American Cup (Division I)
  • Fourth - Junior World Championships (Team)
  • Fifth - Junior World Championships (Individual)
  • Seventh - December North American Cup (Division I)
  • Eighth - World University Games (Team)
  • 12th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 10th - Dijon Junior World Cup
  • 26th - Gothenburg Junior World Cup
  • 27th - Senior World Championships (Individual)
  • 30th - Rio de Janeiro World Cup
  • 41st - World University Games (Individual)

2012:

  • Silver - November North American Cup (Division I)
  • Silver - November North American Cup (Junior)
  • Bronze - Junior World Championships (Team)
  • Bronze - October North American Cup (Division I)
  • Bronze - Laupheim Junior World Cup
  • Bronze - July North American Cup (Junior)
  • Sixth - December North American Cup (Division I)
  • Sixth - USA Fencing Junior Olympic Championships (Junior)
  • EIghth - Bratislava Junior World Cup
  • Ninth - Junior World Championships (Individual)
  • 11th - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I)
  • 14th - Gothenburg Junior World Cup
  • 15th - January North American Cup (Division I)

2010:

  • Silver - Junior Olympic Fencing Championships (Junior)
  • Silver - Junior Olympic Fencing Championships (Cadet)
  • Bronze - Gothenburg Cadet European Cup
  • Fifth - North American Cup D (Junior)

2009:

  • Gold - North American Cup B (Cadet)
  • Gold - Junior Olympic Fencing Championships (Junior)
  • Gold - Junior Olympic Fencing Championships (Cadet)
  • Silver - Cadet World Championships 
  • Silver - North American Cup A (Cadet)
  • Bronze - USA Fencing National Championships (Junior)
  • Fifth - North American Cup B (Junior)
  • 10th - Tauberbischofsheim Junior World Cup

2008:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Y14)
  • Bronze - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I)
  • Bronze - USA Fencing National Championships (Junior)
  • Bronze - USA Fencing National Championships (Cadet)
  • Bronze - Moedling Cadet European Cup 

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