Female Fencers

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 1 
Helene Mayer
(Fencer)
Helene Mayer
6
Birthdate: December 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Offenbach am Main, Germany
Died: October 15, 1953
 2 
Mariel Zagunis
6
Birthdate: March 3, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Laura Flessel-Colovic
8
Birthdate: November 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Petit-Bourg, France
 4 
Beatrice Vio
(Wheelchair fencer)
Beatrice Vio
4
Birthdate: March 4, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Venice, Italy
 5 
Lee Kiefer
(Olympian)
Lee Kiefer
4
Birthdate: June 15, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
 6 
Valentina Vezzali
(Politician)
Valentina Vezzali
4
Birthdate: February 14, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Iesi, Italy
 7 
Elisa Di Francisca
(Olympic athlete)
Elisa Di Francisca
3
Birthdate: December 13, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jesi, Italy
 8 
Britta Heidemann
3
Birthdate: December 22, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany
 9 
C. A. Bhavani Devi
4
Birthdate: August 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
 10 
Monica Aksamit
3
Birthdate: February 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
 11 
Ana Maria Popescu
(Romanian Epée Fencer)
Ana Maria Popescu
4
Birthdate: November 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Ana Maria Popescu is a Romanian fencer best known for winning a gold medal at the 2016 Olympic Games. She has also won a silver medal each at the 2008 and 2020 Olympics. A two-time world champion and seven-time European champion, Ana Maria Popescu is much-respected in the world of fencing.

 12 
Arianna Errigo
(Olympic athlete)
Arianna Errigo
3
Birthdate: June 6, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monza, Italy
 13 
Ibtihaj Muhammad
(American Sabre Fencer Known for Being the First Muslim American Woman to Wear a Headscarf in the Olympics)
Ibtihaj Muhammad
4
Birthdate: December 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Maplewood, New Jersey, United States

Ibtihaj Muhammad is an American sabre fencer. An important member of the US fencing team, Muhammad is the first Muslim woman to wear a hijab while competing in the Olympics for the United States. In 2016, she became the first Muslim American woman to win an Olympic medal while wearing a hijab; she won a bronze medal for her team.

 14 
Avigail Alfatov
3
Birthdate: February 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Acre, Israel

The daughter of Ukrainian immigrants in Israel, Avigail Alfatov has donned many hats already. Apart from being an Israeli fencing champion, she is also a beauty queen and has represented Israel in the 2015 Miss Universe pageant. She has also briefly served the Israeli Air Force.

 15 
Inna Deriglazova
(Olympic athlete)
Inna Deriglazova
3
Birthdate: March 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kurchatov, Kursk Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
 16 
Vivian Kong
(Fencer)
Vivian Kong
3
Birthdate: February 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hong Kong
 17 
Olha Kharlan
(Olympic athlete)
Olha Kharlan
3
Birthdate: September 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mykolaiv, Ukraine
 18 
Yana Egorian
(Russian Sabre Fencer Who Is a 2-Time Olympic Gold Medalist)
Yana Egorian
3
Birthdate: December 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yerevan, Armenia

Russian sabre fencer Yana Egorian is a 2-time Olympic gold medalist and a 2-time World Champion. She also has 6 European Championship gold medals in her kitty and has won awards such as the Russian Federation’s Order of Honour. The Georgian-born sportsperson had moved to Moscow Oblast at age 6.

 19 
Rossella Fiamingo
3
Birthdate: July 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Catania, Italy
 20 
Halet Cambel
(Archaeologist)
Halet Cambel
3
Birthdate: August 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, German Empire
Died: January 12, 2014
 21 
Ilona Elek
(Olympic athlete)
Ilona Elek
2
Birthdate: May 17, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 24, 1988
 22 
Dagmara Wozniak
3
Birthdate: July 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
 23 
Sofya Velikaya
3
Birthdate: June 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alma-Ata, Kazakh SSR, Soviet Union
 24 
Yana Shemyakina
2
Birthdate: January 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
 25 
Delila Hatuel
3
Birthdate: November 15, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Acre, Israel

Israeli foil fencer Delila Hatuel was born into a family of fencers, with both her uncle and aunt being Olympians in the game. Although she participated in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she wasn’t allowed to participate in the Rio Olympics, as she didn’t fulfil Israel’s criteria, in spite of meeting the international standards.

 26 
Giovanna Trillini
2
Birthdate: May 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Iesi, Italy
 27 
Nzingha Prescod
3
Birthdate: August 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 28 
Paola Pliego
(Fencer)
Paola Pliego
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
 29 
Kim Ji-yeon
(Fencer)
Kim Ji-yeon
2
Birthdate: March 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Busan, South Korea
 30 
Ines Boubakri
3
Birthdate: December 28, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia
 31 
Camille du Gast
(Balloonist)
Camille du Gast
2
Birthdate: May 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 24, 1942
 32 
Nozomi Satō
(Fencer)
Nozomi Satō
2
Birthdate: July 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Echizen, Fukui, Japan
 33 
Ysaora Thibus
2
Birthdate: August 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Les Abymes, Guadeloupe
 34 
Nathalie Moellhausen
2
Birthdate: December 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
 35 
Sada Jacobson
(Olympic athlete)
Sada Jacobson
2
Birthdate: February 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rochester, Minnesota, United States
 36 
Gillian Sheen
(Olympic athlete)
Gillian Sheen
2
Birthdate: August 21, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Willesden, London, England
 37 
Aida Mohamed
(Fencer)
Aida Mohamed
2
Birthdate: March 12, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
 38 
Rebecca Ward
(Olympic athlete)
Rebecca Ward
2
Birthdate: February 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grand Junction, Colorado, United States
 39 
Amita Berthier
2
Birthdate: December 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Singapore
 40 
Claudia Bokel
2
Birthdate: August 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ter Apel, Netherlands
 41 
Courtney Hurley
2
Birthdate: September 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
 42 
Cecilia Berder
2
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Morlaix, Brittany, France
 43 
Emily Cross
(Fencer)
Emily Cross
2
Birthdate: October 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
 44 
Monique Kavelaars
2
Birthdate: March 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada
 45 
Erinn Smart
(Olympic athlete)
Erinn Smart
2
Birthdate: January 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
 46 
Jessica Guo
(Fencer)
Jessica Guo
2
Birthdate: June 23, 2005
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 47 
Imke Duplitzer
2
Birthdate: July 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
 48 
Seo Ji-yeon
(Fencer)
Seo Ji-yeon
2
Birthdate: March 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: South Korea
 49 
Nam Hyun-hee
(Fencer)
Nam Hyun-hee
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Seongnam, South Korea
 50 
Irem Karamete
2
Birthdate: June 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey