Mar 2, 2022
Today's guest is Lee Kiefer, a Lexington, Kentucky native with a decorated fencing career who is pursuing a medical degree at the University of Kentucky. Lee is a three-time Olympian and became the first American to win a gold medal in an individual foil event at the Tokyo Olympics held in 2021. Lee is currently ranked second in the world and was a five-time NCAA Champion while competing for Notre Dame where she earned a degree in Science Pre-Professional Studies. Lee is on a leave of absence from medical school while she trains and prepares for Paris 2024. She is married to Gerek Meinhardt, four-time Olympic fencer and second year medical student at the University of Kentucky.