2019 Pan Am Games Individual Fencing Ranking Round

July 27, 2019, 12 a.m. (ET)

Lima, Peru – The 2019 Pan American Games Modern Pentathlon Individual Men’s and Women’s competition has begun with the individual fencing ranking round. Competing first were the women.

Team USA is represented by Samantha Achterberg, Littleton, CO, Isabella Isaksen, Fayetteville, AR and Jess Davis, Bethlehem, CT. Isabella was in the top 5 for most of the day until finishing in 14th place with 16 victories and 15 defeats. Samantha finished with 15 victories and 16 defeats in the 16th position. Jessica recorded 14 victories and 17 defeats and finished in 18th place.

Representing the men for Team USA is Amro ElGeziry and Brendan Anderson, both from Colorado Springs, CO. Amro started off winning his first three matches. He finished the day in 7th place with 21 victories and 10 defeats. Brendan came in 14th with 17 victories and 14 defeats.

Later today will be the women’s individual final with an Olympic position on the line. Tomorrow will be the men’s competition.