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Ruth White

Full name: Ruth Carlita White (-Hooker)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: July 16, 1951 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: Fencers Club, New York (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Ruth White competed for New York University (NYU) and the Fencers Club of New York. She was US Champion in women’s foil in 1969 and 1972, also winning two medals at the 1971 Pan American Games, an individual silver and team gold. White placed second at the US Nationals in 1970 and third in 1971. She was the first American woman to reach the final round of the World Junior Championships. White was women’s intercollegiate champion in the pre-NCAA era in 1970-72.

White competed at the 1972 Olympics and then entered NYU Medical School. She studied internal medicine and later practiced as an internist in Woodland Hills, California. White was inducted into the NYU Athletic Hall of Fame in 1989.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing Women's Foil, Individual United States USA 5 p4 r2/4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing Women's Foil, Team United States USA 7T

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 5 1972-09-02 1 4 10 17
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1972-09-02 Rousselet-Ceretti (FRA) 4, White (USA) 1 1
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1972-09-02 le Comte (BEL) 4, White (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1972-09-02 Collino (ITA) 4, White (USA) 0 0
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 2 1972-09-02 Franke-Cymerman (POL) 4, White (USA) 3 3
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Quarter-Finals Pool Four 1 1972-09-02 White (USA) 4, Green (GBR) 1 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 3 1972-09-02 2 3 14 14
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1972-09-02 Palm (SWE) 4, White (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1972-09-02 Franke-Cymerman (POL) 4, White (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1972-09-02 White (USA) 4, Bewley-Cathie-Wardell-Yerburgh (GBR) 2 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 1 1972-09-02 White (USA) 4, Ezinler (TUR) 0 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Six 2 1972-09-02 McDougall (AUS) 4, White (USA) 2 2

Women's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 4 1972-09-07 0 3 16 27
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-07 ITA 10, USA 6 6 3
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-07 Ragno-Lonzi (ITA) 4, White (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-07 White (USA) 4, Lorenzoni (ITA) 1 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-07 White (USA) 4, Bersani (ITA) 3 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-07 White (USA) 4, Collino (ITA) 1 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-07 FRG 9, USA 2 2 1
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two NC 1972-09-07 White (USA) Not contested, Bethmann (FRG) Not contested
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-07 White (USA) 4, Theuerkauff (FRG) 1 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-07 Broniecki (FRG) 4, White (USA) 1 1
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-07 Rutz-Gießelmann (FRG) 4, White (USA) 3 3
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-07 POL 8/47, USA 8/43 8/43 3
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 2 1972-09-07 Balon (POL) 4, White (USA) 2 2
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-07 White (USA) 4, Bebel-Rzymowska (POL) 1 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-07 White (USA) 4, Składanowska (POL) 1 4
1972 Summer 21 München Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Two 1 1972-09-07 White (USA) 4, Machnicka-Urbańska (POL) 2 4
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