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Maia Weintraub

Philadelphia, Pa.

Oct. 24, 2002

Event: Foil
Clubs: Fencers Club, Fencing Academy of Philadelphia & Princeton University
Coaches: Simon Gershon and Mark Masters
College: Princeton

Senior World Championship Teams: 2023, 2022 (Silver - Team)

Origin story: "My uncles fenced saber and epee when they were young and recommended to my dad that I try the sport."

Why I love fencing: "I love fencing because of all the people I've gotten to meet."

Advice: "Getting experience fencing through competition is very important — you're never too young to start!"

Notable results

  • Three-time medalist at World Championships (2021 - Junior Team Silver; 2022 - Junior Team Gold; 2022 - Senior Team Silver)
  • 2019 and 2023 USA Fencing Division I National Champion