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USA tops medal tally at the Veteran Fencing World Championships in Cairo

As the current generation of stars continued their build up to an Olympic season of international fencing, close to 700 veterans from 46 different federations competed at the 2019 Veteran Fencing World Championships in Cairo, Egypt, between October 5-11. USA topped the medal tally with six gold, followed by Great Britain and Italy with four […]

USA tops medal tally at the Veteran Fencing World Championships in Cairo

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Imboden accepts 12-month probation for taking a knee at Pan-Am Games

Two-time U.S. Olympic fencer Race Imboden has escaped a ban and instead been handed a twelve-month probation by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee for his podium protest at the Pan-American Games in Peru last month. Speaking yesterday on the ‘Edge of Sports’ podcast hosted by Dave Zirin from The Nation, Imboden revealed that he […]

Imboden accepts 12-month probation for taking a knee at Pan-Am Games

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Imboden takes his stand as U.S. fencers dominate Pan American Games

USA Men’s Team Foilists Imboden, Itkin, Meinhardt; c/o Lima 2019 Race Imboden’s decision to take a knee for the U.S. national anthem after winning the men’s team foil at the Pan American Games in Peru has taken focus from another dominant display by the USA. U.S. fencers took ten out of a possible twelve individual […]

Imboden takes his stand as U.S. fencers dominate Pan American Games

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USA takes men’s team foil gold at world championships in Budapest

The USA’s men’s foil team has won gold at a World Fencing Championships, a historic first for the squad despite multiple recent golds at World Cup and Grand Prix events. An all-round team effort by Race Imboden, Alex Massialas, Gerek Meinhardt and Miles Chamley-Watson has ensured that the number one ranked team led early against […]

USA takes men’s team foil gold at world championships in Budapest

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Kiefer delivers first medal for USA on a dramatic night of finals at the 2019 World Fencing Championships

Lee Kiefer has fenced superbly during the final stages of the women’s team foil competition on Monday night in Budapest, helping the USA to its first medal of the 2019 Fencing World Championships. Beaten by eventual winners Russia in the semifinals (36-45), Kiefer still lead by example in the bronze medal playoff, stealing a come-from-behind […]

Kiefer delivers first medal for USA on a dramatic night of finals at the 2019 World Fencing Championships

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Moellhausen wins in overtime to become Brazil’s first World Fencing Champion

A dramatic gold medal bout that went to a priority minute has decided the women’s épée and provided the highlight of Day 3 at the FIE’s World Fencing Championships being held in Budapest, Hungary.  Brazil’s Nathalie Moellhausen was the first fencer to be crowned world champion on the first of three nights of individual finals […]

Moellhausen wins in overtime to become Brazil’s first World Fencing Champion

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U.S. Fencers assert dominance at Pan-American Championships in Toronto

Fencers from the U.S. have dominated the recently completed Pan-American Fencing Championships in Toronto, Canada, winning ten out of a possible twelve team and individual gold medals during six days of competition from June 27- July 2. While gold in both the men’s individual and team epee went to Venezuala’s Ruben Limardo and Cuba, respectively […]

U.S. Fencers assert dominance at Pan-American Championships in Toronto