Brazilian Holds Off 2012 Olympic Champion to Win the Kremlin Cup

June 15, 2013, 11 a.m. (ET)


Moscow, Russia - Yane Marques (BRA), bronze medalist at the London 2012 Olympic Games held off 2012 Olympic Champion Laura Asadauskaite (LTU) by less than a second to claim first prize at the Kremlin Cup held today in Moscow, Russia. Yane was the top competitor in fencing, 36 wins; 1080 points and riding with a perfect score of 1200.

Margaux Isaksen, Fayetteville, Arkansas in a strong across the board effort finished 7th. Team USA teammate Isabella Isaksen, Fayetteville, Arkansas competing in her first Kremlin Cup finished in 17th place.