Gold, Silver and Bronze from the Capitol Clash

Olympia students mark another successful year, at the 2019 Capitol Clash, in National Harbor, MD.

A plethora of medals find their way home, to Cambridge, thanks to hard work, focus and ability to follow their coaches directions.

One of the most unforgetful moments of the competition is was Tony Whelan’s great comeback from a deficit of nine points,  only to win the Y14 Men’s Epee, 15-14!!

Phoebe Chisholm wins the Silver in Y10 Women’s Epee, having to fence her classmate, Nour Azmeh, for the semis. Nour finished 7th, both best results in the New England Division.
Ashely Luo wins the Bronze in Y12 Women’s Epee, second best result for US fencers and best in the NE Division.

Foilist Angel Liu takes another Bronze in Y10 Women’s event.
In the Cadet Men’s foil, Daniel Zhang takes 5th place in a pool of 129 fencers.
His classmate, Jaime Yu, finishes 6th in the Cadet Women’s event.
Jordan Macarty and Lydia Shen take 6th place in Y12 Men’s Épée and, respectively, Y12 Women’s Foil.

Here is the link to the complete results.

Emily Vermeule and coach Daniel Hondor traveled to Bratislava this past weekend, to the Junior World Cup, and placed 20th among 205 fencers.
In the teams event, team USA (Candreva, Constantino, Nixon, Vermeule) win the Silver medal, in a pool of 29 teams in the world!

Congratulations to all!!


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