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US Men Take Silver in Team Sabre August 17, 2008

Posted by sallehon in Uncategorized.
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by Craig Harkins    
Sunday, 17 August 2008 
The United States team of James Williams, Keeth Smart, Jason Rogers, and Tim Morehouse took the Silver medal today in the 2008 Olympic men’s team sabre competition.  The heavily favored French team of Nicolas Lopez, Julien Pillet, and Boris Sanson won the match 45-37.

Nicolas Pillet won the Bronze medal in the 2008 Olympic men’s individual foil competition.  Pillet is ranked 13th in the world and Sason 22nd.  The French team had defeated the United States 45-44 in semifinal match of the 2004 Athens Olympics.

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1. sallehon - August 17, 2008

US men take fencing silver
08/17 08:36:36 ET
Beijing, China (Sports Network) – The United States men’s fencing team won silver in the team foil competition after losing to France in the gold medal match Sunday at the Beijing Olympics.

http://www.canada.com/topics/sports/tsnstory.html?id=6458616

2. sallehon - August 17, 2008

17.08.2008 | 12:59
France defend fencing title France defended their Athens Olympics men’s team sabre title to win gold at the Beijing Games with a comfortable 45-37 victory over surprise package the United States on Sunday.

http://www.rte.ie/sport/olympics2008/2008/0817/fencing.html

3. sallehon - August 17, 2008

The silver medal is only the second won by the United States in team sabre competition. The other was a bronze won at the 1948 London Olympic Games.

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/olympics/2008/08/fencing_mens_sabre_team_gets_u.html


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