Congratulations to our 5 athletes who represented USA at the Épée Cadet European Cup in Grenoble, France — especially to Alan for winning 2 medals, and Anton for earning his first top 16 international result! Well done!
- Alan Temiryaev – Silver out of 19 in Teams, Bronze out of 177 in Individuals
- Anton Chmut – 8th in Team, 10th in Individuals
- Nathan Vaysberg – 11th in Team, 40th Individuals
- Bennett Cohen – 11th in Team, 41st Individuals
- Anna Lanzman – 114th out of 218 in Individuals. Anna passed two rounds of pools and won her first DE at her first cadet world.
Alan Temiryaev Silver Cadet Team Grenoble
Alan Temiryaev Bronze Cadet European Cup Grenoble
Some highlights from USA Fencing:
Team USA 1 is bringing home the silver! Emon Daroian, Cedric Mecke, Jonathan Piskovatskov and Alan Temiryaev went 2-0 in pools to take the top seed in the DEs. USA 1 won three matches to advance to the finals, defeating Great Britain 2, 45-25; Switzerland, 43-25; and Italy 4, 45-24. Temiryaev scored 17 in the final bout against Italy 1, but the Italians took the win, 45-36. USA 2’s team of Michael Bissinger, Anton Chmut, Eliot Herbst and Isaac Herbst adv. to the quarters, but lost to Italy 1, 45-35, and finished eighth.
Individuals: In T32, Temiryaev def. Morgan Wingerter (FRA), 15-10. Chmut def. Gaetan Le Berre (FRA), 15-14. In T16, Temiryaev def. Aurelien Raulo (FRA), 15-11. Chmut def. teammate Eliot Herbst, 15-11. In the table of 8, Temiryaev def. teammate Anton Chmut, 14-13 in the rep to move into the quarters. Piskovatskov def. Temiryaev, 15-14, in the semis and went on to win gold. Alan Temiryaev took bronze.
Congratulations also to our medalists at Cobra Challenge SYC & Cadets including 3 champions — Jaclyn, Skyler, and Caralina!
- Jaclyn Khrol – Gold in Cadets, 5th in Y14
- Skyler Liverant – Gold in Y14. Skyler also got 26th out of 107 in Y12 foil! He may have fenced foil for fun, but he was just 1 touch short of making top 16, got national points, and qualified for Nationals.
- Caralina Khrol – Gold in Y12, 8th in Cadets
- Ethan Kushnerik – Bronze in Y14
- Nadia Gaberkorn – Bronze in Y12, 6th in Y14
- Jordan Liverant – 7th in Y14