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SoCal Women’s Epee Team Wins 2020 Junior Olympics

Junior Olympic Champions. Swords Fencing Studios Women’s Epee Team (l to r): Coach Trevor Shepard, Irene Yeu, Natalie Leung, Coach Tigran Shaginian, Amelia Wu, Nora Wang, Coach Luis Dealba-Yount, and Stephen Ewart. Photo: Kathryn Atwood.

SoCal fencers returned from this year’s Junior Olympic Championships in Columbus, Ohio, with medals in five epee events: three individual and two team. The Swords Women’s Epee Team bested 16 other teams to bring home the gold, while the LAIFC Men’s Epee Team finished ahead of 43 other teams to earn the Silver medal in their event.

Congratulations to all our Junior Olympic medalists!

SoCal medalist are listed below. For full results, see here.

SoCal Medalists

EVENTPLACEFENCER(S)CLUBEARNED
Junior Women's Epee5Karolina NixonLAIFCA20
Junior Men's Epee6Ryan LeeSwordsA20
Cadet Men's Epee8Alexander MosesLAIFCA20
Junior Team Women's Epee1Natalie Leung
Nora Wang
Amelia Wu
Irene Yeu
Swords
Junior Team Men's Epee2Aaron Lee
Hugh Milam
Alexander Moses
Wilson Zhu
LAIFC
Junior Olympic Medalists, Junior Men’s Epee. SoCal fencer Ryan Lee (blue jacket) finished 6th out of 394 competitors. Photo: Kathryn Atwood.
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