Gillian Sheen

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Birthday
21, 1928
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
21, 1928 (age 91)
Birthplace
England

About

This champion fencer won an individual gold medal in the women's foil event at the Summer Olympics of 1956. She later competed in the 1960 Olympics in Rome, Italy.

Before Fame

She made her Olympic debut at the 1952 summer games in Helsinki, Finland.

Trivia

She won several British Fencing Championships over the course of her career.

Family Life

Born and raised in London, England, she later settled in New York, U.S.A., with her dentist husband, Dr. Donaldson.

Associated With

She and German athlete Thomas Bach are both Olympic gold-medal-winning fencers.