Team USA at Pan American Fencing Championships in Costa Rica: Kiefer Takes Home First Gold Medal for USA

Costa Rica — US Foil Fencer Lee Kiefer captured the first gold medal for team USA on day 1 of the 2010 Pan American Championships.    Doris Willette captured a Bronze Medal.  Nzinga Prescod finished 13th and Ambika Singh finished 17th.

In Men’s Epee, Seth Kelsey finished in the top-8 and Cody Mattern made top-16 to pace the men’s epee squad.   Ben Bratton and Benji Ungar fell in the round of 32.

Full Results for Men’s Epee:
http://fie.ch/Competitions/ResultsList.aspx?Key=792759C40CB9AD5D21838754D6BE0067

Full Results for Women’s Foil:
http://fie.ch/Competitions/ResultsList.aspx?Key=AC0154C6479797B47B42898F6468B7C4

** Women’s Saber and Men’s Foil are competing today and men’s saber and women’s Epee go tomorrow on the final day of the individual competition.

** The tournament is being held in an old train station (pictures to come tomorrow)

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