Ben Bratton is an American épée fencer and Olympic hopeful from Queens, New York. Bratton began fencing when he was 11 years old with the Peter Westbrook Foundation (PWF).
In 2002 Bratton would become the one of the nations top men’s épée recruits. He led the 2003 St John's University fencing team to fourth place at the 2003 NCAA tournament, with an individual silver medal in épée. Awarded a full athletic scholarship, he earned a Masters degree in Psychology while working to leave his mark on the NCAA fencing circuit and joining the US National men's epee Team. Over the course of the next four years, Bratton was named to the All-American team 3 times, with two individual silver medals and one silver team medal at the NCAA Fencing Championships. At his commencement from St. Johns University, Bratton would be awarded the Frank G. Haggerty trophy which is given to the “outstanding student athlete of the year”.
As a national team member, he competed in the 2006 World Fencing Championships in Turin, Italy; 2009 World Fencing Championships in Antalya, Turkey and 2010 World Fencing Championships in Paris, France.
He was the winner of a silver medal at the 2010 World Fencing Championships in Paris, France. The silver medal finish would be the first ever by a US men's epee team at the event.