Day 6 (Feb. 11) – Canada Wins 2 more medals to wrap up Team Competition at the Junior/Cadet Pan Am Championships
In the second day of team competition and the last day of the tournament, Canadians won two more medals to bring the total to 15 individual (3 gold, 4 silver and 8 bronze) and 5 team medals (2 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze) resulting in Canada finishing as the country with the most medals in the tournament – ahead of Mexico and the USA who finished second and third respectively.
Monday’s competition saw teams in Men’s Junior Foil, Women’s Junior Epee and Women’s Junior Sabre in action. Canadian teams won the following medals:
Men’s Foil (Marc-Antoine Brodeur, Francois-Olivier David, Alastair Keyes, Michel Hasting-Grgas): Gold Medal
Women’s Epee (Malinka Hoppe, Andrée-Anne Paquet, Vanessa Lacas-Warrick, Brittany Mark-Larkin): Silver Medal
The Women’s Saber team finished just off the podium in fourth place.
Congratulations to all competitors and safe travels home. A special thank you goes to Lynn Seguin, Team Manager for the event as well as Jacques Cardyn (Pan Am Rep/Epee Leader), Paul ApSimon (Foil Leader) and Benjamin Manano (Saber Leader) for all of their hard work.
Please visit the CFF facebook page for final photos from the event.