One fourth of all the individual gold medals handed out at this year’s Junior Olympic Championships in Denver, Colorado (Feb. 15-18, 2019) were won by fencers from the Southern California Division.
The newly crowned Junior Olympic Champions from Southern California are: Mikaela Avakian (WCFA), who won the gold in Cadet Women’s Saber; Bryce Louie (LAIFC), who took first place in Cadet Men’s Foil, and Stephen Ewart, who won the Junior Men’s Epee event for the second year in a row!
Other medalist include Claire Beddingfield (LAIFC), who took 7th in Junior Women’s Epee, and Matthew Limb (AGFC), who finished 8th in Cadet Men’s Saber.
SoCal medalist are listed, below. Full results can be found here.
|Junior Men's Epee||1||Stephen Ewart||Swords / Notre Dame|
|Cadet Women's Saber||1||Mikaela Avakian||WCFA|
|Cadet Men's Foil||1||Bryce Louie||LAIFC|
|Junior Women's Epee||7||Claire Beddingfield||LAIFC|
|Cadet Men's Saber||8||Matthew Limb||AGFC|
Photos courtesy of Kathryn Atwood. If you have photos of SoCal fencers doing well that you would like to share, please contact web admin.