Fabian Kauter facts for kids
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Kauter at the 2013 Masters Épée
|Born||22 September 1985
|Height||1.81 m (5 ft 111⁄2 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb; 12 st 8 lb)|
|National coach||Angelo Mazzoni, Gianni Muzio|
|Head coach||Christian Kauter|
|FIE ranking||current ranking|
Fabian Kauter (born 22 September 1985) is a Swiss right-handed épée fencer and two-time Olympian.
Kauter won a bronze medal in the individual men's épée event and a bronze medal in the team men's épée event at the 2011 World Fencing Championships in Catania, Italy, a bronze medal in the individual men's épée event at the 2013 World Fencing Championships in Budapest, Hungary, a bronze medal in the team men's épée event at the 2014 World Fencing Championships in Kazan, Russia, and a bronze medal in the team men's épée event at the 2015 World Fencing Championships in Moscow, Russia.
Kauter won a bronze medal in the individual men's épée event at the 2007 European Fencing Championships in Ghent, Belgium.
Between 2011 and 2015, Kauter won two FIE Men's Épée Grand Prix titles, in addition to a silver medal and two bronze medals.
Between 2011 and 2014, Kauter won a FIE Men's Épée World Cup title, in addition to two silver medals and three bronze medals.
Kauter's first sport was football, but a series of injuries lead him to turn to another sport. He took up fencing at age ten. His father, Christian Kauter, is a two-time Olympic medalist, and his brother, Michael Kauter, is a former Olympic fencer, both in épée.
Kauter also pursues a musical career under the artist name YuRi. He released in 2009 his first album Summer in Sibirie, followed in 2012 by Kopf über Wasser. In 2013, he co-founded "I believe in you", a crowdfunding platform for sport projects in Switzerland.
|2011||Catania, Italy||Team Men's Épée||3rd|
|2011||Catania, Italy||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|2013||Budapest, Hungary||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|2014||Kazan, Russia||Team Men's Épée||3rd|
|2015||Moscow, Russia||Team Men's Épée||3rd|
|2007||Ghent, Belgium||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|02/11/2011||Doha, Qatar||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|05/14/2011||Stockholm, Sweden||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
|05/11/2013||Bern, Switzerland||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|03/22/2014||Vancouver, Canada||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
|12/04/2015||Doha, Qatar||Individual Men's Épée||2nd|
|06/17/2011||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|03/16/2012||Paris, France||Individual Men's Épée||2nd|
|04/27/2012||Heidenheim, Germany||Individual Men's Épée||2nd|
|06/29/2012||Buenos Aires, Argentina||Individual Men's Épée||1st|
|03/15/2013||Tallinn, Estonia||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
|11/14/2014||Tallinn, Estonia||Individual Men's Épée||3rd|
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