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Rochester’s Thompson wins silver medal in team fencing August 16, 2008

Posted by sallehon in Uncategorized.

Scott Pitoniak • Staff writer • August 16, 2008

BEIJING — Rochester’s Hanna Thompson made Olympic fencing history today at the Beijing Fencing Hall.

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1. sallehon - August 16, 2008

08/16/2008 01:45:52 AM

Hanna Thompson to go for gold in team fencing, Stuczynski advances to pole vault finals

Rochester native Hanna Thompson along with teammates Emily Cross, Erinn Smart and Dori Willette advanced to the gold medal match in team foil late Friday night by defeating Hungary 35-33 in the semifinals in Beijing.


2. sallehon - August 17, 2008

August 17, 2008
FENCING: American fencers, once plagued by their cash-strapped federation and dominated by countries with proud histories in the sport, thrust themselves to prominence at the Olympics and captured the silver medal in the women’s team foil event Saturday night.


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