Ben Igoe and I were checking out the point standings for the different weapons and were shocked to see the number of points seperating #4 Lee Kiefer from #5 Ambika Singh in women’s foil is .912! Crazy! (That’s a tight race!)
USFA Points Standings Women’s Foil as of May 22, 2009
#4 Lee Keifer 2148 points
#5 Ambika Singh 2147.088 points
Hot of the Facebook presses from National Team Member (and all around awesome girl) Dagmara Wozniak. She just checked-in with some exciting news from the women’s saber team in China…
Mariel lost to Velikaya RUS 15-7 for the gold medal bout. Daria lost to Gavrilova 15-9 or 10 to make 32. Monika and I lost to make the 16. I lost to a korean girl (Kim) 15-14 and i was up 13-10 :(. Monika lost to a Chinese girl 15-7. Tomorrow is team..so we will redeem ourselves. best of luck to you guys! !
Similar to the situation in men’s saber, the women now have 1 world cup left in Dallas with the final 2 National Team spots being tightly contested between Monica Aksamit, Daria Schneider and Alexis Jemal.
Ben Igoe and I advanced to the top 32 before falling to Szilagy and Pryiemka 12-15 respectively.
Now we’re checking out the rest of the competition from the bleachers. Updates at http://www.twitter.com/timmorehouse Sent via BlackBerry by AT&T