Lauren Rembi

Lauren Rembi (born 9 March 1992) is a French fencer.

Lauren Rembi
Szasz v Rembi Challenge International de Saint-Maur 2013 t135411.jpg
Lauren Rembi in 2013
Personal information
Born (1992-03-09) 9 March 1992 (age 29)
Paris, France
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
SportFencing
Weaponépée
Handright-handed
ClubAS Bondy
Medal record
Women's fencing
Representing  France
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2017 Tbilisi Team épée
Silver medal – second place 2016 Toruń Team épée
Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2011 Shenzen Individual épée
Gold medal – first place 2011 Shenzen Team épée

CareerEdit

Rembi competed in the women's individual épée and the women's team épée events at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In the individual épée, she defeated the 2016 European individual épée champion Simona Gherman in the round of 32 and lost to the current world no. 1 Emese Szász in the semi-finals. She lost the bronze medal match to Sun Yiwen 13-15.[1][2]

Personal lifeEdit

Rembi's father is from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and her mother is from Martinique. Rembi began fencing at age six and her older sister Joséphine Jacques-André-Coquin represented France in fencing.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Lauren Rembi". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 6 August 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Jeux Olympiques - Épée : Lauren Rembi manque la médaille de bronze". L'Équipe. 6 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Lauren Rembi's FIE biography". FIE website.

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