LU Margaret


Personal Information

Residence New York, NY, USA

Occupation Sales

Languages English, Filipino, Italian, Spanish

Higher education Business Management, Psychology - Columbia University: New York, NY, USA

Zone Championships--22
Cartagena (COLOMBIA), 2013-06-16
Montreal (CANADA), 2017-06-15
Bratislava (SLOVAKIA), 2017-11-18

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport? She began fencing in 2004.

Why this sport? She began fencing with her brother when he took up the sport after watching the 'Star Wars' films. She went along to a training session and fell in love with the sport. She enjoys the tactical battle with her opponent.

Club / Team New York Athletic Club: United States

Name of coach Buckie Leach [national]

Handedness Left

General Interest

Hobbies Music, playing the drums, walking on the beach, yoga. (usfencing.org, 12 Jun 2017)

Injuries Injury meant she was unable to compete in November 2013. (gocolumbialions.com, 22 Nov 2013)

Awards and honours During her collegiate career at Columbia University in the Untied States of America she received First Team All-American honours twice, in 2015 and 2017. In 2017 she received Columbia University's Connie S. Maniatty Outstanding Senior Athlete award, given to one male and one female student-athlete each year in recognition of an outstanding four-year sporting career for the university. (Columbia University Athletics Facebook page, 09 May 2017; gocolumbia.ions.com, 03 May 2017)

In 2015 she received Columbia University's William V. Campbell Female Performer of the Year award. (gocolumbialions.com, 04 May 2017)


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