France Records Win In Women’s Epee At World Championships
France won the Women’s Epee group competitors, squashing the house community Russian group 45-37 in the gold medal spell. In epee, fencers try to gain factors by striking their challenger’s 1/24th of a 2nd prior to they obtain struck.
The U.S. females’s epee group beat South Africa 45-17 in their initial compare, in the round of 32. They shed their following suit 45-26 to Hungary. In positioning rounds, the U.S. ladies made terrific experience by beat their staying challengers: Korea 45-32, Switzerland 45-34, as well as Romania by the breathtaking rating of 28-27.
The United States Women’s group was composed of Lacey Burt (22, Beaverton, Ore.), Courtney Hurley (17, San Antonio, Texas), Kelley Hurley (19, San Antonio, Texas) and also Maya Lawrence (27, Teaneck, N.J.). They wound up positioning 9th for the group occasion.
France was available in as the # 2 seed as well as sent off Poland in the quarterfinals with a squashing 45-29 win. They adhered to up with a 28-24 sway Estonia prior to overcoming host country Russia 45-37.
Germany beat Estonia 42-40 to declare the bronze medal.
# 1 seed China shed in the quarterfinals to Russia 30-19.
The Women’s Epee group occasion was practically for boasting civil liberties, as there will certainly not be a Women’s Epee Team competitors at the 2008 Olympics. The group occasions supply additional method for the females’s teams as they complete for specific berths to the Games.
The win by France is a follow-up to their general group success in the 2006 World Championships as France took 4 of the 6 group gold medals readily available. France likewise flaunts numerous of the globe’s leading epee fencers.
The 2007 World Championships were kept in St. Petersburg, Russia. Extra insurance coverage of the occasions is offered at Fencing.net and also video clip insurance coverage is showing up at YouTube and also WCSN for watching as well as download.
France won the Women’s Epee group competitors, squashing the house community Russian group 45-37 in the gold medal round. Germany gained bronze with a 42-40 win over Estonia. In epee, fencers try to make factors by striking their challenger’s 1/24th of a 2nd prior to they obtain struck. The U.S. ladies’s epee group beat South Africa 45-17 in their initial suit up, in the round of 32.