Congrats to Mariel!
Mariel Zagunis continued her march to London 2012 with a commanding performance in the finals in Orleans, France. She defeated the Cecilia Berder (FRA) 15-4 in the final bout in front of an audience of 5,000. In the semi-finals, Zagunis dispatched Russian Sohpia Velikaia 15-5. Velikaia’s teammate, Ekaterina Diatchenko (RUS) tied with Velikaia for 3rd.
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