Samuel Kwong

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Samuel Kwong
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Personal information
Country represented United States
Born (1998-01-01) January 1, 1998 (age 20)
Weapon(s) Sabre
Hand Right

Samuel Kwong (born January 1, 1998 in Pleasanton, California) is an American sabre fencer. He is a multiple-time national champion.


Kwong held the national #1 rank in each concluding year of Youth-10, Youth-12, and Youth-14.[1] Altogether he won 10 North American Cup top-8 finalist medals between 2009 and 2013—including 3 gold and 3 bronze. In 2013 he won the Youth-14 National Championship in Columbus, Ohio,[2] and in 2016 he won the Division I-A National Championship in Dallas, Texas.[3]

He was the youngest male sabre fencer in the United States with an A rating in the 2012-2013 season[2] and the youngest men's sabre fencer to represent United States internationally in the 2012-2013 season,[4] at 14 years old winning United States's first medal for the season at the 2012 Cadet European Circuit in Konin, Poland.[5][6]

He won an Under-17 bronze medal at the 2013 Junior Olympics in Baltimore, Maryland[7] and as team captain an Under-19 team gold medal at the 2015 Junior Olympics in Richmond, Virginia.[8]

At the 2016 USA Fencing Summer Nationals in Dallas, Texas, Kwong won three medals in a row,[9] becoming the only fencer to have won three medals on three consecutive days in Junior and Senior national events. He won bronze in the Junior Men's Saber Challenge, gold in the Division I-A Men's Saber National Championship, and bronze in the Division I Men's Saber Challenge.


He is the son of Raymond and Emma Kwong and the younger brother of Princeton Kwong, an American national champion figure skater.