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Margaret Lu

Fencing

Event: Foil
Height: 5'1"
Weight: 100 lbs
Birthplace: Manila, Philippines 
Club: Empire United Fencing
Coach: Sean McClain

Junior World Championship Teams: 2012 (Silver - Team), 2011 (Silver - Team, Bronze - Individual), 2010
Cadet World Championship Teams: 2011

Recent Competition History

2012:

  • Silver - Junior World Championships (Team)

2011:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Divsion I)
  • Silver - Junior World Championships (Team)
  • Bronze - Junior World Championships (Individual)
  • Bronze - North American Cup C (U20)
  • Fifth - North American Cup F (U19)
  • Fifth - Zagreb Junior World Cup
  • Sixth - North American Cup C (Division I)
  • Ninth - Cadet World Championships 
  • 32nd - Hungary World Cup
  • 41st - Gdansk World Cup
  • 47th - Seoul Grand Prix
  • 49th - Tauberbischofscheim World Cup

2010:

  • Gold - Budapest Cadet Designated International Tournament
  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Division I)
  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (U16)
  • Bronze - December North American Cup (Division I)
  • Bronze - Luxembourg Junior World Cup
  • Fourth - Junior World Championships (Team)
  • Sixth - Waldkirch Junior World Cup
  • Eighth - USA Fencing National Championships (U19)
  • Ninth - North American Cup B (U20)
  • 11th - North American Cup A (Division I)
  • 15th - Junior World Championships (Individual)
  • 16th - Cadet World Championships

2009:

  • Gold - USA Fencing National CHampionships (U19)
  • Gold - USA Fencing National Championships (Y14)
  • Gold - USA Fencing Junior Olympic Championships (U20)
  • 12th - Cadet World Championships
 

Personal

Hobbies: Music and playing drums, member of a two-girl band.  Walking on the beach.

How did you start fencing?
My brother took it up because he wanted to be a Star Wars' Jedi and I tagged along and fell in love with the sport.

What has been your favorite moment in fencing?
The thrill of tricking my opponent and scoring a touch, also standing on the podium to receive a medal.

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