Hanna Thompson

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Hanna Thompson
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Born November 1, 1983 (1983-11) (age 33)
Rochester, New York, U.S.

Hanna Thompson (born November 1, 1983 in Rochester, New York) is an American foil fencer who is a member of the 2008 Olympics U.S. Women's foil team, which won the silver medal.

A 2006 graduate of Ohio State University, Thompson was a four-time NCAA All-America and helped the Buckeyes capture the 2004 NCAA National Championship. Thompson also placed third individually at the NCAA Championships in 2002 and 2004 and helped Ohio State capture four consecutive Midwest Championship titles.

Thompson has also competed with six national teams and two junior squads, earning a third-place team medal at the 2002 Junior World Championships in Trapani, Italy. In 2005, she won a Senior National Championship with the Rochester Fencing Club and also helped that squad bring in five senior team titles.

Thompson served as a volunteer assistant coach at Ohio State from 2005–07 and assistant coach at Duke from 2008-2009.

She graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law and passed the State Bar of California in 2013.

Competition record[edit]

  • 2008 - Member of the U.S. Olympic Team, Beijing, China
  • 2007 - Pan American Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - silver medal individual
  • 2005 - National Champion