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Molly Sullivan

Full name: Mary C. "Molly" Sullivan (-Sliney)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 134 lbs (61 kg)
Born: August 13, 1966 in Methuen, Massachusetts, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Fencing

Biography

Molly Sullivan fenced at Notre Dame, leading them to the 1987 NCAA women’s foil team championship. She also won two individual NCAA titles, and was later named Notre Dame’s Female Athlete of the Decade for the 1980s. Sullivan fenced at the 1988 and 1992 Olympics, and also won two gold medals in team foil at the 1987 and 1991 Pan American Games. Sullivan won three US foil titles in 1985 – the under-20, the senior individual, and the team title.

After retiring from fencing after the Barcelona Olympics, Sullivan married and settled with her family in the Boston area. She has run fencing clinics there at several locations, and also worked as a motivational speaker. Some of her speaking deals with how she herself had to overcome dyslexia to succeed in school.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing Women's Foil, Team United States USA 6
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing Women's Foil, Individual United States USA 39
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing Women's Foil, Team United States USA 9

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TG TR TD
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 6 1992-07-30 1 4 7 21
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1992-07-30 Glikina (EUN) 5, Sullivan (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1992-07-30 Wolnicka-Szewczyk (POL) 5, Sullivan (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1992-07-30 Grigorescu (ROU) 5, Sullivan (USA) 0 0
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 2 1992-07-30 Bau (GER) 5, Sullivan (USA) 0 0
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Three 1 1992-07-30 Sullivan (USA) 5, Kim (KOR) 1 5

Women's Foil, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MW ML BW BL TBW/TD IBW TD TG/TR
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 1 1 10 15
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 FRG 9, USA 1 1 0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 Fichtel-Mauritz (FRG) 5, Sullivan (USA) 2 2
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 1 1988-09-27 USA 9, GBR 6 9 0
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 Martin (GBR) 5, Sullivan (USA) 1 1
1988 Summer 22 Seoul Fencing United States USA Round One Pool One 2 1988-09-27 Strachan (GBR) 5, Sullivan (USA) 3 3
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 3 1992-08-03 0 1 9 18 78/107
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 CHN 9, USA 4 4 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-03 Sullivan (USA) 5, Xiao (CHN) 2 5
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 Wang (CHN) 5, Sullivan (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 E (CHN) 5, Sullivan (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four NC 1992-08-03 Sullivan (USA) Not contested, Liang (CHN) Not contested
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 FRA 9, USA 5 5 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 1 1992-08-03 Sullivan (USA) 5, Couzi (FRA) 2 5
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 Meygret (FRA) 5, Sullivan (USA) 3 3
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 Spennato (FRA) 5, Sullivan (USA) 1 1
1992 Summer 25 Barcelona Fencing United States USA Round One Pool Four 2 1992-08-03 Modaine-Cessac (FRA) 5, Sullivan (USA) 3 3
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