A true veteran, Sherraine Schalm competed in her fourth consecutive Olympic Games in 2012 and finished in 24th place in the épée Fencing event.
Schalm returned to the World Championships in 2009 and bettered her third-place finish in 2005 by winning a silver medal. Schalm finished ninth in individual epée at the Beijing Games in 2008.
At the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Schalm was sixth in the same event.
She won a bronze medal in the individual épée event at the 2005 World Championships becoming the first Canadian to ever win a World Championships medal in the sport.
Schalm competed at the 2004 Athens Games placing in the top 20 in individual épée and finished fourth in team épée. At the 2000 Sydney Games, she placed in the top 20 in individual épée and ninth in team épée.
Ottawa Fencing Club
English, French, a little Hungarian now.
Idols (in sport or other):
My grandfather who immigrated to Canada in 1939. He came with nothing and raised a family of 10 kids to be healthy, successful and happy. He was an incredible man with a work ethic that is incomparable.
Favourite activities outside of sport:
Writing, playing instruments (accordion, guitar), cooking, reading
Sibling(s) Name(s) (date of birth):
Sherry, artist, 44
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