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James Williams

HOME:

Sacramento, California

BIRTH YEAR:

1985

BIRTHPLACE:

Sacramento, California

OLYMPIC TEAMS:

2012

Event: Saber
Birthplace: Sacramento, Calif.
Current Residence: New York, N.Y.
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 168lbs.
Coach: Yury Gelman
Education: Bachelor's degree from Columbia University
Current U.S. Ranking: #3
Current World Ranking: #26
 
Olympic Teams: 2012, 2008 (Silver - Team)
Pan American Games Teams: 2011 (Gold - Team), 2007 (Gold - Team, Silver - Individual)
Senior World Championship Teams2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2006
 
Personal: A replacement athlete for the 2008 Olympic Team, Williams was called into the team event in the final bout and went on to win the silver medal with Team USA in Beijing. Williams left the sport for a career as in finance, but returned to the sport later that year to pursue a second Olympic berth.
 
Recent Competition History
 
2012:
 
  • Gold - January North American Cup
  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I Individual)
  • Bronze - Pan American Championships
  • Bronze - Moscow World Cup (Team)
  • Bronze - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I Team)
  • Eighth - Olympic Games (Team)
  • Ninth - Padoue World Cup (Team)
  • 13th - Korfanty World Cup
  • 25th - Olympic Games (Individual)
  • 30th - Budapest Grand Prix
  • 39th - Madrid World Cup
  • 52nd - Padoue World Cup (Individual)
     
2011:
 
  • Gold - Pan American Championships (Team)
  • Gold - Pan American Games (Team)
  • Silver - December North American Cup
  • Sixth - Pan American Championships (Individual)
  • Seventh - Moscown World Cup
  • Eighth - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 11th - Pan American Games
  • 15th - Warsaw World Cup
  • 47th - Senior World Championships (Individual)
  • 50th - Plovdiv Grand Prix
  • 52nd - Madrid World Cup
  • 53rd - Padoue World Cup
  • 64th - Athens World Cup

2010:

  • 12th - Istanbul World Cup
  • 13th - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 16th - Budapest Grand Prix
  • 34th - Moscow Grand Prix
  • 48th - Senior World Championships (Individual)

2009:

  • Silver - Pan American Championships
  • Seventh - Senior World Championships (Team)
  • 20th - Dallas World Cup
  • 23rd - Tunisia World Cup
  • 29th - Budapest Grand Prix
  • 33rd - Istanbul World Cup
  • 35th - Madrid World Cup
  • 37th - Moscow Grand Prix
  • 39th - Plovdiv Grand Prix
  • 41st - Senior World Championships (Individual)

2008:

  • Silver - Olympic Games (Team)
  • Bronze - Pan American Championships 
  • Eighth - Moscow World Cup
  • 12th - Bangkok World Cup
  • 13th - Plovdiv Grand Prix
  • 22nd - Istanbul World Cup
  • 23rd - Kish Island World Cup
  • 23rd - Tunisia World Cup
  • 32nd - Las Vegas Grand Prix
  • 34th - Padoue World Cup
  • 41st - Alger Grand Prix

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