USA Fencing hosted Advancing to Gold: Celebrating 125 Years of International Excellence in July of 2020. This three-day celebration marked the one-year countdown to Tokyo and honored the achievements over the last 125 years on the world’s biggest stage.
One of five sports to be contested at every modern Olympic Games since 1896, the three-day extravaganza honored the excellence achieved in the last 125 years, in which USA Fencing has seen 50 athletes reach the Olympic podium. Advancing to Gold celebrated the past, present and future of fencing with participation from Olympic hopefuls as well as Olympians across five decades.
Thursday, July 23
Friday, July 24
Saturday, July 25