MORE MEDALS FOR CANADIANS AT THE NORTH AMERICAN CUP IN COLUMBUS
Young Canadian fencers have added three more medals to the total Canadian medal haul in the last two days of the North American Cup and USA Fencing Championships in Columbus, Ohio, which took place from June 23-July 3, 2014.
Among the medallists on July 2nd was Monica Lubczynski from Montreal who took home the silver medal in the Cadet Women’s Epee event. Joining her in the event was Cindy Gao (Toronto, ON) who finished in 12th place, and Julia Barry, a Canadian living in Colorado, who came in 15th place.
Also on the podium that day was Edmonton native Sean Grant who took home bronze in the Cadet Men’s Foil event.
Canada added to the medal tally on the last day of the 11 day competition, when Toronto native David Gornovsky stepped onto the top of the podium to earn gold in Y10 Men’s Epee. Finishing just shy of the podium in Y10 Women’s Foil, was Tinney Mak in 5th place, while Jessica Guo finished 12th in the same competition.
These results brings Canada’s total medal total to six, with an additional eleven top-16 finishes in a competitive event that draws fencers from across the globe.
Following is a final summary of all Medals and Top-16 finishes for Canadians:
Div 1 Women’s Foil
BRONZE – Kelleigh Ryan, Ottawa ON (OTTAWA FENCING)
8th – Eleanor Harvey, Hamilton ON (TOROFASP)
Div 1 Men’s Epee
11th – Dylan French, Richmond BC (DYNAMO CAN)
15th – John Wright, Ottawa ON (OTT)
Junior Men’s Sabre
5th – Pascal Lambert, Blainville QC (SEIGDLR)
Cadet Men’s Sabre
9th – Andre Lavoie, Winnipeg, MB (MGB)
Junior Women’s Epee
SILVER – Emma Von Dadelszen, Vancouver, BC (DYNAMO CAN)
Junior Team Men’s Epee
14th – Team Dynamo
- Dylan French (Richmond, BC)
- Samuel Kaardal
- Isaac Velestuk (Tsawwassen, BC)
- Qifan Wang (Vancouver, BC)
Y-12 Women’s Epee
15th – Zi Shan Guo, Toronto, ON (TORONTO FC)
Cadet Men’s Epee
SILVER – Nikola Damjanovic, Toronto, ON (TORONTO FC)
Cadet Men’s Foil
BRONZE – Sean Grant, Edmonton, AB (M Team)
Cadet Women’s Epee
SILVER – Monica Lubczynski, Montreal, QC (BRE)
12th – Cindy Gao, Toronto, ON (TORONTO FC)
15th – Julia Barry, Boulder, CO (NORCOLO)
Y10 Women’s Foil
5th – Tinney, Mak, (HHF)
12th – Jessica Guo, (HHF)
Y10 Men’s Epee
GOLD – David Gornovsky, Toronto ON (TOROFASP)