Catherine Bouwkamp

Catherine Bouwkamp (born 1996) is an American wheelchair fencer.

Catherine Bouwkamp
BornFebruary 13, 1996
Indianapolis, Indiana
Nationality United States
Height5’2”
Weight125 lb (57 kg)[1]
Medal record
Athletics
U.S. Fencing National Wheelchair Championship
Silver medal – second place 2011 U.S. Fencing National Wheelchair Championship Women's épée fencing
Gold medal – first place 2012 U.S. Fencing National Wheelchair Championship Women's foil fencing
Gold medal – first place 2012 U.S. Fencing National Wheelchair Championship Women's épée fencing
Parapan American Games
Silver medal – second place 2011 Parapan American Games Women's épée fencing
Gold medal – first place 2011 Parapan American Games Women's foil fencing
North American Cup
Bronze medal – third place 2010 North American Cup Women's épée fencing
Bronze medal – third place 2010 North American Cup Women's foil fencing
Bronze medal – third place 2010 North American Cup Women's sabre fencing
Bronze medal – third place 2011 North American Cup Women's épée fencing
Bronze medal – third place 2011 North American Cup Women's foil fencing
Gold medal – first place 2012 North American Cup Women's foil fencing
Gold medal – first place 2012 North American Cup Women's sabre fencing
Other
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Warsaw Wheelchair World Cup Women's sabre fencing
Gold medal – first place 2010 Montreal Wheelchair World Cup Women's épée fencing

BiographyEdit

Bouwkamp was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1996 with a condition called fibular hemimelia.[1] She started competing in 2009 that's when she her first medal at Warsaw Wheelchair World Cup. In 2010, she won her first gold medal at Montreal Wheelchair World Cup. In 2010 and 2011 respectively she won 5 bronze medals at North American Cup and in 2012 added gold 2 ones from the same place for foil and sabre fencing. She also participated at U.S. Fencing National Wheelchair Championships where she won a silver medal in 2011 and 2 golds in 2012. On Parapan American Games in 2011 she also won a silver medal for épée and a gold one for foil.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Catherine Bouwkamp". Retrieved July 16, 2013.
  2. ^ "Catherine Bouwkamp". Team USA. United States Olympic Committee. Retrieved July 16, 2013.