Isaksen Sisters Dominate Semi Finals
Margaux Isaksen, Fayetteville, Arkansas opened with 19 wins, 1076 points in fencing and continued with an outstanding performance throughout the day to win Group A and a spot in the finals of the Palm Springs World Cup.
The Isaksen family was not through as younger sister Isabella, Fayetteville, Arkansas opened with 18 wins, 1000 points in fencing and finished the day in second place in Group B.
The World Cup final will see the sister act, Margaux and Isabella competing together for the United States. The last time they competed together they brought home a World Championship gold medal.
Newcomer to the sport, Grace Kittle, Dallas, Texas barely missed the women’s world record in swimming, as she blew away the competition in the event, picking up 1240 points. The rookie narrowly missed making the final by one place.
"It's not only qualifying three athletes for the finals, it's that these athletes won their semi finals. They have obviously exceeded our expectations," said managing director Rob Stull.
To read all of the results of the women’s semi finals, please click on the links below.