Gauthier Grumier is a former French left-handed epee fencer who is now the assistant coach of the French men’s epee team.
The Nevers, France-born fencer, won many medals at the world championships, European championships Fencing Grand Prix, and Fencing World Cup throughout his athletic career.
Grumier also competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London but could not win any awards.
He was last seen participating in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro, where he grabbed two medals (a gold medal in individual competition & a bronze in the team’s epee.)
In 2022, he returned to the centenary of the Cercle Nevers Escrime, where he started his career and devised his plans for the 2023 World Cup.
In this article, we will look at the personal and professional life of Gauthier Grumier.
We will try to include everything from his medal to his experiences. Let’s get started!
|Full Name||Gauthier Grumier|
|Birth Date||May 29, 1984|
|Birthplace||Nevers (Nièvre) France|
|Age||39 Years Old|
|Height||6’2″/188 cm/1.88 m|
|Weight||82 kg/180 lb.|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|National Team||French Men’s Epee Team|
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|Medals & Achievements At the Olympics||
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|Participation In the European Championships||
|Medals & Achievements at European Championships||
|Participation In Fencing World Championship||
|Medals And Achievements At Fencing World Cup||
|Participation In Fencing Grand Prix||
|Medals & Achievements At Fencing Grand Prix||
|Marital Status||Married (2014)|
|Spouse||Caroline Grumier Jeanny|
|Net Worth||Around $1-$5 Million|
|Social Media Handles||Facebook, Instagram|
|Last Update||November 2023|
Early Life & Family
Gauthier Grumier was born on May 29, 1984, in Nevers (Nièvre) France.
He learned fencing from his father, a fencing master, but details regarding his father are unknown.
Gauthier got early influence into fencing & touched the blade for the first time at three years old.
He once said that his parents could not afford his nursery. He himself was also more attracted to the weapons room.
The fencer once asked his father to gift him a sword.
Today, he stands tall as one of the best swordsmen on the planet.
Gauthier was a dreamer. He worked hard to make his dream come true; He is indeed an inspiration to many!
Personal Information, Nationality & Zodiac Sign
Gauthier’s height is listed at 1.88 m, and his listed weight is 180 lb.
Also, he was born in the last week of May. Hence, his zodiac sign is Gemini, known for their competence.
A local of Nevers (Nièvre), Gauthier is a French national. He has made the entire France proud of his feats at the Olympics, World Championships, European Champions, and many other competitions.
Gauthier is a young, good-looking French man with dark brown hair and eyes who compliments him utterly.
Grumier has been into fencing from a very young age, and the journey has been marvelous, with many highs and lows.
He competed in men’s individual epee competition in fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics held in London.
But, unfortunately, he could not win any medals and ended up in the 18th position.
2016 Rio de Janeiro
He then participated in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Brazil, and grabbed two medals for two events.
Grumier won gold in the men’s team epee competition in fencing for France. He had partnered with Yannick Borel, Daniel Jerent, and Jean-Michel Lucenay.
Italy had won the silver medal that year, and Hungary had grabbed the bronze medal for the men’s team epee.
Similarly, he won a bronze medal in the men’s individual epee competition.
Sangyong Park from South Korea won the gold medal, and Geza Imre from Hungary grabbed the gold and silver medals for the event.
Later in 2022, according to a French Journal, Gauthier returned to the centenary of the Cercle Nevers Escrime exhibition tournament, which was only open to institutions, licensees, and parents.
It included Alexandre Bardenet, Alex Fava, Kendrick Jean-Joseph, etc., the eight shooters of the France team, supervised by Hugues Obry (coach) and Gauthier Grumier (assistant coach) of the blue swordsmen.
Gauthier also put forward his plans for 2023 and said, “we will try to win the Monal challenge (May 19, 20 and 21, 2023 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés), the European (June 25 to 30, 2023 in Krakow, Poland) and World (from June 22 to July 30, 2023, in Milan, Italy) and then win the first round of the 2023-2024 World Cup in Bern (Switzerland), next year. The goal is to get rid of this burden as soon as possible.”
World Fencing Championships
Grumier competed in World Fencing Championship in Turin, Italy, for the first time in 2006. He won a gold medal in the men’s team epee competition.
He then grabbed a gold medal for the men’s team epee at the 2009 World Fencing Championship held in Antalya, Turkey.
Grumier won two medals at the 2010 World Fencing Championship in his home country France.
He won a silver medal for men’s individual men’s epee. Likewise, he again won a gold medal for the men’s team epee.
He then competed at the 2011 World Fencing Championship in Catania, Italy, winning the gold medal again for the men’s team epee.
He won a silver medal for the men’s team epee at the 2012 World Fencing Championship in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Grumier won two medals at the 2014 World Fencing Championship in Kazan, Russia.
He grabbed a gold medal again for the men’s team epee and a bronze medal for the men’s individual epee.
Likewise, he won a silver medal for individual men’s epee at the 2015 World Fencing Championship held in Moscow, Russia.
Gauthier won a gold medal in the men’s team at the 2003 European Fencing Championship in Bourges, France.
Grumier won a bronze medal for men’s individual epee at the 2009 European Fencing Championship held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Likewise, he won a gold medal for the men’s team at the 2011 European Fencing Championship held in Sheffield, United Kingdom.
He grabbed two medals at Montreux, Switzerland’s 2015 European Fencing Championship; for men’s individual epee and men’s team epee.
Likewise, he won gold for the men’s team at the 2016 European Fencing Championship held in Torun, Poland.
Grumier has won six gold, four silver, and eight bronze medals at Fencing World Cup.
He has won many medals at Grand Prix tournaments for men’s individual epee, including two first positions in 2009 & 2016, two-second positions in 2009 & 2010, and four third positions in 2006, 2009, 2011 & 2014.
Marriage, Relationships & Net Worth
Gauthier has been married to Caroline Grumier Jeanny since 2014. She has graduated from EFAP Lille.
Caroline was a project leader for a marketing agency named Carré before working as a business development manager at Les Compagnons du Devoir – Île de France, a French firm.
They have a son named Gaspard, who was born in 2016. According to Caroline’s Facebook post, her son was born with cranial deformities.
The French fencer’s net worth is between $1-$5 million as of 2023. He lives a decent life in France.
Social Media Presence
Sadly, Grumier is not very active on his social media handles.
- Facebook 958 Followers
- Instagram 743 Followers
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On December 2023, Grumier visited Battle Born Fencing Club in Las Vegas and posted the training routine of its Training camp.
Due to Grumier’s achievements in fencing, his graph rate is higher than other fencers.
Gauthier popularity over the past 12 months.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)
Did Gauthier Grumier compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics?
No, Gauthier Grumier did not compete at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. He was last seen competing in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro held in Brazil.
Where is Gauthier Grumier from?
Gauthier Grumier is originally from Nevers, France.