Year First Year
Hometown San Jose, Calif.
High School Mitty High School
Major Economics
Experience High School
School: CC
Birthdate September 27, 1998



Coached by Aleksei Murugin at the Silicon Valley Fencing center… Currently ranks No. 4 in the US in Junior Men’s Foil…Member of gold medal men’s foil team at 2017 Junior World Championships alongside teammate Sam Moelis…2017 Pan American Team Champion…2016 Men’s Foil Pan American Individual Champion…2016 Div 1 National Champion.


A 2017 Graduate of Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, Calif…Four time US Fencing All-Academic First-Team… National Honor Society Scholar…Central Coast Section Scholar… NBA forward Aaron Gordon and Olympic figure skater Polina Edmunds also attended Mitty High School.


Born Sidarth Kumbla on Sept. 27, 1998 in San Jose, Calif… Son of Smitha Bolar and Kishan Kumbla… Younger brother Samarth also fences…Recruited by Princeton, Penn, Harvard, Notre Dame, Penn State, Brown and UCSD but chose Columbia because he wanted to pursue a good education and join “the best college fencing team and win an NCAA title”… Volunteered for over 100 hours at Sacred Heart in San Jose… Hopes to work on Wall Street… Plays the violin… Favorite singer is Kanye West and favorite athlete is Roger Federer… Enjoys playing soccer… best friend Geoffrey Tourette fences at Harvard.

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