Gauthier Grumier

Gauthier Grumier (born 29 May 1984, in Nevers) is a French left-handed épée fencer, three-time team European champion, 2015 individual European champion, five-time team world champion, two-time Olympian, two-time Olympic medalist, and 2016 team Olympic champion.[1]

Gauthier Grumier
"Gauthier Grumier in 2012"
Challenge RFF-Trophée Monal 2013
Medal record
Men's fencing
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Team épée
Bronze medal – third place 2016 Rio de Janeiro Individual
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Torino Team
Gold medal – first place 2009 Antalya Team
Gold medal – first place 2010 Paris Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Catania Team
Gold medal – first place 2014 Kazan Team
Silver medal – second place 2010 Paris Individual
Silver medal – second place 2012 Kiev Team
Silver medal – second place 2015 Moscow Individual
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Kazan Individual
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2003 Bourges Team
Gold medal – first place 2011 Sheffield Team
Gold medal – first place 2015 Montreux Individual
Gold medal – first place 2015 Montreux Team
Gold medal – first place 2016 Torún Team
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Plovdiv Individual

CareerEdit

Grumier won the gold medal in the épée team event at the 2006 World Fencing Championships after beating Spain in the final. He accomplished this with his teammates Érik Boisse, Ulrich Robeiri and Fabrice Jeannet. He was also part of the French teams that won in 2010, 2011 and 2014.[2] He won the silver medal in the individual épée event at the 2010 World Fencing Championships and at the 2015 World Fencing Championships.[2][3]

Grumier competed in the 2012 London Olympic Games and the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

He began fencing at the age of 3, taken along to training sessions by his father who was a fencing coach.[2]

Medal RecordEdit

Olympic GamesEdit

Year Location Event Position
2016   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Individual Men's Épée 3rd[4]
2016   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Team Men's Épée 1st[5]

World ChampionshipEdit

Year Location Event Position
2006   Turin, Italy Team Men's Épée 1st[6]
2009   Antalya, Turkey Team Men's Épée 1st[7]
2010   Paris, France Individual Men's Épée 2nd[8]
2010   Paris, France Team Men's Épée 1st[9]
2011   Catania, Italy Team Men's Épée 1st[10]
2012   Kyiv, Ukraine Team Men's Épée 2nd[11]
2014   Kazan, Russia Individual Men's Épée 3rd[12]
2014   Kazan, Russia Team Men's Épée 1st[13]
2015   Moscow, Russia Individual Men's Épée 2nd[14]

European ChampionshipEdit

Year Location Event Position
2009   Plovdiv, Bulgaria Individual Men's Épée 3rd[15]
2011   Sheffield, United Kingdom Team Men's Épée 1st[16]
2015   Montreux, Switzerland Individual Men's Épée 1st[17]
2015   Montreux, Switzerland Team Men's Épée 1st[18]
2016   Toruń, Poland Team Men's Épée 1st[19]

Grand PrixEdit

Date Location Event Position
01/27/2006   Kuwait City, Kuwait Individual Men's Épée 3rd[20]
01/16/2009   Kuwait City, Kuwait Individual Men's Épée 1st[21]
03/06/2009   Stockholm, Sweden Individual Men's Épée 3rd[22]
06/12/2009   Bogotá, Colombia Individual Men's Épée 2nd[23]
01/29/2010   Legnano, Italy Individual Men's Épée 2nd[24]
06/04/2011   Bern, Switzerland Individual Men's Épée 3rd[25]
12/05/2014   Doha, Qatar Individual Men's Épée 3rd[26]
03/18/2016   Budapest, Hungary Individual Men's Épée 1st[27]

World CupEdit

Date Location Event Position
05/02/2003   Heidenheim, Germany Individual Men's Épée 3rd[28]
05/08/2004   Legnano, Italy Individual Men's Épée 3rd[29]
02/14/2009   Tallinn, Estonia Individual Men's Épée 2nd[30]
05/09/2009   Paris, France Individual Men's Épée 1st[31]
05/29/2009   Montreal, Canada Individual Men's Épée 1st[32]
03/26/2010   Heidenheim, Germany Individual Men's Épée 3rd[33]
03/04/2011   Tallinn, Estonia Individual Men's Épée 2nd[34]
03/18/2011   Paris, France Individual Men's Épée 3rd[35]
06/17/2011   Buenos Aires, Argentina Individual Men's Épée 1st[36]
03/02/2012   Tallinn, Estonia Individual Men's Épée 2nd[37]
04/27/2012   Heidenheim, Germany Individual Men's Épée 3rd[38]
02/21/2014   Tallinn, Estonia Individual Men's Épée 3rd[39]
05/23/2014   Buenos Aires, Argentina Individual Men's Épée 2nd[40]
10/24/2014   Bern, Switzerland Individual Men's Épée 3rd[41]
11/14/2014   Tallinn, Estonia Individual Men's Épée 1st[42]
11/13/2015   Tallinn, Estonia Individual Men's Épée 3rd[43]
01/21/2016   Heidenheim, Germany Individual Men's Épée 1st[44]
05/20/2016   Paris, France Individual Men's Épée 1st[45]

ReferencesEdit

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