Monica Aksamit Biography – Monica Aksamit Wiki
Monica Aksamit is an American Olympic saber fencer. She represented the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics, earning a bronze medal in the Women’s Saber Team competition. She won a gold medal with Team USA at the 2019 Pan American Games. In 2022, she was a contestant on Fox’s “Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer”.
After taking up fencing at the age of nine, Aksamit won team silver at the 2008 Junior World Championships as an 18-year-old. From 2008-12, Aksamit attended Pennsylvania State University, majoring in kinesiology. During her fencing career as a Nittany Lion, she won two NCAA Team Championships and was the runner-up NCAA Champion in 2012. A three-time All-American, Aksamit finished with a 68-14 collegiate record.
She attended Matawan Regional High School and went on to Pennsylvania State University on a full fencing scholarship, majoring in kinesiology. She left before graduating, but went back to finish her degree. She taught fencing at Brookdale Community College and teaches fencing at St. John Vianney High School in Holmdel, New Jersey.
Monica Aksamit Age
She was born on February 18, 1990, in New York City, New York. She is 31 years old.
Monica Aksamit Family
She is the daughter of Marzena Kaminska and Peter Aksamit. Her parents immigrated to the United States from Poland. They divorced when she was nine years old and she was raised by her mother. She has a half-sister, Olivia.
All of her family other than her immediate family lives in Poland. Her parents sent her to live with her grandparents in Poland when she was one and half years old, and she spent some of her younger years living in Poland with her grandparents while attending pre-school there.
“My grandpa in Poland is my biggest cheerleader and supporter. He’s always believed in me. My coach Yury Gelman is also one of my biggest supporters. We’ve been working together for about 15 years now. He took a chance on me and has been pushing me ever since. My mom is my biggest inspiration. She came to this country and left her entire family back home. She finished college here and she’s now a business owner. She battled cancer as well. She’s the strongest person that I know.”
Monica Aksamit Nationality
She is of American nationality.
Monica Aksamit Height
She stands at a height of 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in).
Monica Aksamit Instagram
Monica Aksamit’s Instagram handle is @monicaaksamit.