Coney Island

RESULTS

11 SUMMER NATIONAL MEDALS, MACCABIAH SILVER, ACADEMIC HONORS+


Our outstanding fencers earned 11 medals at the 2017 Summer Nationals in Salt Lake City!  Again, we set a new record for our club and earned the most epee medals of all clubs in New York!  We were just 1 medal short of #1 in the US.  To all who represented NYFA on or off the podium, thank you for your hard work and support, and congratulations to all of our fencers for showing your mettle on the strip.  You make us very proud to be Team NYFA!

SUMMER NATIONALS TOP 32 RESULTS:

Y10 National Championship
Ian Goldfine – Bronze. Amazing come back from losing 7-3 in bout for top 8!
Joshua Yavorovskiy – 14th

Y12 National Championship
Skyler Liverant – 5th. 1 touch away from bronze but great fencing
Nadia Gaberkorn – 6th. 1st individual SN medal
David Pavlenishvili – 8th & E2017. Great fencing and well-deserved medal
Anna Temiryaev – 32nd

Y14 National Championship
Ethan Kushnerik – 7th. Missed top 4 in Y14 by just 1 touch
Jaclyn Khrol – 10th
Nadia Gaberkorn – 19th
Jack Kambeseles – 23rd
Mark Dolgonos – 24th

Cadet July Challenge
Alan Temiryaev – Gold. Defended his title, winning 2 years in a row!
Jaclyn Khrol – 6th. Medaled in Cadets even though it’s her first Y14 year
Ethan Kushnerik – 13th. Great making top 16 in Cadets in his first Y14 year
Daniel Gaidar – 28th

Junior July Challenge
Alan Temiryaev – Bronze. 1st day, 1st medal for NYFA!

Div I July Challenge
Alan Temiryaev – 16th. Defeated Olympian/18th world- ranked, Ayman Fayez

Div II National Championship
Melanie Dolgonos – Bronze & B2017. 1st SN individual medal

Div III National Championship
Jack Kambeseles – Bronze & C2017. 1st SN individual medal, 1 touch away from finals
Daniel Gaidar – 22nd

Div IA National Championship
Samuel Bekker – 7th & A2017. Fenced great this competition
Ethan Kushnerik – 20th
Nathan Vaysberg – 28th

Senior Team July Challenge
NYFA (Chmut, Ponomarenko, Temiryaev, Vaysberg) – 6th out of 48.
The best senior team result for NYFA so far!

INTERNATIONAL RESULTS:

Anna Lanzman – Silver in the Maccabiah Games as anchor for Team USA!

OTHER HONORS:

USA Fencing All-Academic Team
Samuel Bekker – First Team
Anna Lanzman – First Team
Joshua Shuster – First Team
Vivian Zhao – First Team
Melanie Dolgonos – Honorable Mention

USA Fencing High School All-American Team
Joshua Shuster – First Team
Daniel Zaretsky – Second Team

COLLEGE NEWS:

Congratulations and best of luck in college!
Sam Bekker – New York University
Matthew Ko – Cornell University

Go NYFA!

 

CLUB ANNOUNCEMENTS, RESULTS

EUROPEAN CUP & SYC RESULTS, NEW NYFA WEAR & TOURNAMENTS


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WORLD & SYC RESULTS:

Congratulations to our 5 athletes who competed in the Klagenfurt Cadet European Cup in Austria. We are very proud of how well they represented the USA and NYFA!

Men’s Epee Individuals (239 fencers):

  • Alan Temiryaev – Bronze.  Alan’s first world event!
  • Nathan Vaysberg – 33rd.  Nathan’s first world also.
  • Anton Chmut – 37th.  Both Nathan and Anton went undefeated in pools and were 1 step away from Top 32.
  • Bennett Cohen – 156th.  We know Bennett definitely has it in him to do better next time!

Men’s Epee Team (40 teams):

  • Anton Chmut, Alan Temiryaev – Bronze
  • Nathan Vaysberg – 4th.  Both Alan and Nathan were anchors and did great jobs for their teams.

Women’s Epee Individual (213 fencers):

  • Jaclyn Khrol – 163rd.  At just 13, Jackie is our youngest fencer to make the traveling team. This was her first world event and there’s surely much more to come from Jackie in the next 4 years in Cadets.

Let’s wish the best of luck to Anton, Nathan, Alan, Bennett and Anna Lanzman at the next world event in France in November!

Congratulations also to our medalists at the Ben Gutenberg Memorial SYC:

  • Nadia Gaberkorn – Silver in Y14 and Bronze in Y12
  • Jack Kambeseles – 8th in Y14

NEW NYFA WEAR:

Shirts: Members represent Coney Island & the best fencing club in NY!
Warm-Ups: New Under Armour warm-ups are available to order now for $130/kids set; $140/adults set; $80/jacket only.

UPCOMING NYFA TOURNAMENTS:  Click here for Events & Registration on Askfred.  Don’t miss the Nov 20th NYFA Youth Challenge #3 (Y8/10/12/14) + Juniors. Youth points are awarded at each Challenge and the top 4 results of the season will count, so you still have a chance to win our sharp Championship Trophies!

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Go NYFA!