Team USA defeated Russia to win bronze...
In the notoriously unpredictable world of men’s epee, the Division I event at the November North American Cup on Sunday began with 264 fencers and a competition schedule that would run nearly nine hours, including pool rounds and a repechage table for those that lasted until the top 32.
During the three months since the Olympic Games, nearly all of the athletes have taken some much deserved time off following a grinding four-year lead-up to London, but Daryl Homer and Kelley Hurley were ready to return to the top of the podium at the November North American Cup on Saturday.
Sage Palmedo claimed her second gold medal of the season with her win in the junior women’s saber event on Friday at the November North American Cup at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.
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More than 1,000 fencers from across the United States are scheduled to compete in the November North American Cup in Virginia Beach this weekend.
Fencing in the first Junior Foil World Cup of the season, Jacqueline Dubrovich and Brian Kaneshige won bronze medals at the Luxembourg Junior Foil World Cup this weekend.
For the first time in three years a member of Team USA stood on the top of the podium at a Men’s Junior Saber World Cup on Sunday.
After earning two medals in the individual events on Saturday, Team USA added earned two more podium finishes in the team evens on Sunday at the Klagenfurt Cadet European Epee Cup.
One of the pillars of the USA Fencing National Office, Jim Page has retired from his position as the director of sports strategy, effective October 31.
Due to Hurricane Sandy, the Steve Sobel SYC November 2-4, has been postponed.
In a press conference at the Hilton Columbus Downtown on Tuesday, USA Fencing and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission announced that the 2013 USA Fencing National Championships will be held from June 28-July 7 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Team USA’s cadet European epee season for athletes ages 17 and under began this weekend with sixteen-year-olds Amanda Sirico and Harrison MacRae earning the first two medals of the tournament for the United States.
At the conclusion of the Veteran World Championships on Sunday, members of Team USA won four more medals in Krems, Austria which put Team USA at the top of the overall medal count.