Canadian Fencers Take Home Four Medals at the North American Cup

By Caroline Sharp November 13, 2018

Fencing Weekend Wrap Up: Nov. 13, 2018

Canada’s up-and-coming fencers were in action this past weekend at the North American Cup competition in Kansas City, Missouri in Junior, Cadet and Y14 events.

Canada came away with 29 top 16 results, including four (4) medals and 17 top eight results.  Sabrina Fang from Edmonton Fencing Club won gold in Y14 women’s foil, while Alexander Wu (HuaHua Fencing Club, Toronto) won silver in Y14 Men’s Foil.  Jessica Guo (HuaHua Fencing Club, Toronto) took bronze in Cadet Women’s Foil and David Gornovsky of Sword Players in Toronto took bronze in Cadet Men’s Epee.

Following is a summary of the top 16 performances:

Androsyuk Alexander 10th Cadet Men’s Epee SWP, Toronto
Broszus Blake 12th Junior Men’s foil CDN in US
Cauchon Francois 5th Junior Men’s sabre BRE, Montreal
Ding Heidi 5th Y14 Women’s Epee DYN, Richmond
Ding Heidi 7th Cadet Women’s Epee DYN, Richmond
Dong Darren 8th Cadet Men’s foil CDN in US
Fang Sabrina 1st Y14 Women’s foil EFC, Edmonton
Gordon Tamar 5th Y14 Women’s Sabre DYN, Richmond
Gordon Tamar 16th Cadet Women’s Sabre DYN, Richmond
Grams Steven 7th Junior Men’s Epee CDN in US
Gornovsky David 3rd Cadet Men’s Epee SWP, Toronto
Guo Jessica 10th Junior Women’s foil HHF, Toronto
Guo Jessica 3rd Cadet Women’s foil HHF, Toronto
Guo Shirley 5th Cadet Women’s Epee VGO, Toronto
Guo Shirley 7th Junior Women’s Epee VGO, Toronto
Hsieh Jarov Seraphim 14th Junior Men’s Epee DYN, Richmond
Liu Linda 13th Junior Women’s Epee VGO, Toronto
Pan Jack 12th Y14 Men’s Sabre DYN, Richmond
Poon Simon 6th Cadet Men’s foil TFC, Toronto
Rong Derek 10th Y14 Men’s Epee DYN, Richmond
Szabo Domonkos 6th Y14 Men’s Epee SWP, Toronto
Townsend Avery 9th Y14 Men’s Epee DYN, Richmond
Vinnitchouk Ted 6th Cadet Men’s Epee TFC, Toronto
Wu Alexander 2nd Y14 Men’s foil HHF, Toronto
Wu Catherine 16th Cadet Women’s foil HHF, Toronto
Yan Yuheng 8th Y14 Men’s Epee VGO, Toronto
Zhao Howard 9th Cadet Men’s Epee DYN, Richmond
Zhao Howard 6th Junior Men’s Epee DYN, Richmond
Zhou Heidi 14th Y14 Women’s Epee DYN, Richmond

 

Wheelchair Fencer Pierre Mainville (St.-Colomban, QC) competed at the IWAS Wheelchair World Cup event in Tbilissi and finished in 8th place in Sabre B, losing to the eventual gold medalist in the quarter-finals.

Congratulations to all fencers!

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