Jessica Guo – World Champion!!
Jessica Guo is the new cadet women’s foil world champion. The 15 year old Toronto resident went undefeated to win the gold medal today in Cairo, Egypt. After going through the preliminary round with a 6-0 record, Guo went on to win five elimination matches including a 15-9 win over Russian Anastasia Beznosikova in the gold medal match. The win today follows her bronze medal in yesterday’s junior event where she was undefeated until a 15-12 loss in the semi-finals. She will finish competition at world championships Thursday with the team event. Congratulations to Jessica and all of the coaches and teammates who have helped her to achieve this result.