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Empire State Women Win Fencing Silver August 16, 2008

Posted by sallehon in Uncategorized.

by Josh Gerstein
Sat, 16 Aug 2008 at 12:31 PM

Three Empire State natives brought home the Silver for America today in women’s foil fencing by upsetting teams from Hungary and Poland, but the U.S. squad missed out on the gold by falling to Russia tonight in Beijing.

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1. sallehon - August 16, 2008

Fencing Day 8 Review: A day of surprises
Updated: 2008-08-17 00:25:58

(BEIJING, August 16) — The Women’s Team Foil at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16 held surprises for the sport’s fans. The United States first defeated world champion Poland 31-30 and then downed Hungary 35-33 to advance to the final match finally taking silver as Russia won the gold medal.


2. sallehon - August 16, 2008

US women win fencing silver
By Sports Network

The United States women’s fencing team won the silver medal in the team foil competition after losing to Russia in the gold medal match Saturday at the Beijing Olympics.


3. sallehon - August 16, 2008

Russia takes fencing team gold in women’s foil

Aug 16, 2008, 12:44 GMT

Beijing – Russia secured the fencing team Olympic gold in women’s foil Saturday, easily beating the United States in the final.


4. sallehon - August 16, 2008

Russian fencers win gold

Last Updated: Saturday, August 16, 2008 | 9:09 AM ET

CBC Sports Russia’s fencers made use of their height advantage to beat the United States 28-11 and win gold in the women’s team foil at the Beijing Games on Saturday.


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