This weekend our fencers competed at the North American Cup in Richmond, Virginia with the best athletes from the United States, Canada, Korea and Puerto Rico. Many of our fencers showed their best results ever at this tournament and made NYFA extremely proud:
- Gabriel Canaux took 9th place out of 134 competitors in Cadets Men’s Epee.
- Annie Morelli won the silver medal in Cadets Women’s Epee and earned her “A2011” rating. This performance also helped her get selected for the World Cup in Grenoble, France next month.
- Romain Cannone earned a silver medal in Division III Men’s Epee and his “C2011” rating. The next day, Romain took 6th place out of 127 fencers in Division II Men’s Epee.
- Sophia Chelnitsky made 30th place in Cadets Women’s Epee, earned her “D2011” rating and qualified for Junior Olympics.