Jeff Spear Defeats World Medalist Cosmin Hanceanu at Madrid Saber World Cup, USA Finishes 12th in Team Competition (USfencing.org)

By Nicole Jomantes, www.usfencing.org

Madrid, Spain – Jeff Spear (Wyantskill, N.Y.) earned his first top-32 finish at a World Cup this year in Madrid where he placed 24th on Saturday.

Spear advanced to the table of 64 after winning six straight bouts in the pools during preliminary competition on Friday.

In the table of 64, Spear won his first bout against 2010 Senior World medalist Cosmin Hanceanu (ROU), 15-13.

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