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2023 Veteran World Championship- Daytona

Welcome to the hub for the 2023 Veteran World Championships, with fencing competition held Oct. 11–16, 2023, in Daytona Beach, Fla. We'll update this page regularly before and during the tournament!

For the official tournament website, visit


The following airports are the closest international airports to Daytona Beach:

o   Daytona Beach (DAB), 5 miles/8 km

o   Sanford (SFB), 46 miles/74 km

o   Orlando (MCO), 75 miles/120 km

o   Jacksonville (JAX), 103 miles/165 km

o   Miami (MIA), 261 miles/420 km

  • USA Fencing will be providing airport transfer service and will provide additional details regarding transfers in the Invitation Letter.

After a successful Veteran World Championships last year, Team USA is looking to win more medals - this time they are fencing on home soil.

The Ocean Center is a modern, state-of-the-art, multipurpose facility located in the heart of Daytona Beach, FL. The venue is just a short walk from the accommodations arranged for the 2023 Veteran World Championships, only 400 feet from the world-renowned Daytona Beach, and provides easy access to a variety of shops and entertainment.

Follow the link to check out the venue:

At the 2022 Veteran World Championships in Zadar, Croatia, the United States brought home 19 medals edging out Italy and France in the final medal count.

Here were the Team USA individual medalists from 2022 who are on the squad this year:

Women's Events

  • Vet-50 Women's Saber Gold Medalist: Julie Seal 
  • Vet-60 Women's Foil Gold Medalist: Anne-Marie Walters
  • Vet-70 Women's Epee Gold Medalist: Liz Kocab
  • Vet-70 Women's Saber Silver Medalist: Linda Dunn
  • Vet-60 Women's Foil Silver Medalist: Jennette Starks-Faulkner 
  • Vet-60 Women's Saber Bronze Medalist: Heidi Runyan

Men's Events

  • Vet-70 Men's Saber Gold Medalist: Mark Lunborg

  • Vet-50 Men's Foil Bronze Medalist: Rafael Suarez

  • Vet-70 Men's Epee Bronze Medalist: Daryl Taylor


Team USA also brought home medals in the women's epee (gold), men's saber (silver), women's foil (silver), and women's saber (bronze) team events.

Keith Lichten withdrew because of injury

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