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Spencer Amann Places 10th at Basel Junior Epee World Cup

01/25/2012, 12:00pm CST
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(Colorado Springs, Colo.) –Spencer Amann (Westminster, Colo.) earned his best finish at an international event on Saturday when the 16-year-old placed 10th at the Basel Junior Epee World Cup in Switzerland.

Amann won five of six pool bouts to earn a 13th seed in the direct elimination table.

After a bye into the table of 64, Amann defeated Ondrej Habarta (CZE), 15-10.

In the table of 32, Amann won his bout against Maxim Danilejko (CZE), 15-11, but lost his table of 16 bout against fourth seed Rico Leiser (GER), 15-13, and finished 10th overall.

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Top eight and U.S. results are as follows:

Basel Junior Epee World Cup
1. Sergey Bida (RUS)
2. Alexander Khesin (RUS)
3. Nikita Glazkov (RUS)
3. Rico Leiser (GER)
5. Daniel Berta (HUN)
6. Vadim Anokhin (RUS)
7. Andrea Magro (ITA)
8. Alexander Bryan Farmer (SVK)

10. Spencer Amann (Westminster, Colo.)
28. Justin Wan (North Hills, N.Y.)
46. Alec Walker (Severna Park, Md.)
55. Alexander Eldeib (Burke, Va.)
67. Jake Raynis (Chatsworth, Calif.)
77. Joseph Rafidi (Hidden Hills, Calif.)
82. Ayyub Ibrahim (Bronx, N.Y.)
87. Lewis Weiss (Houston, Texas)
102. Samuel Freiman (Spring, Texas)
109. Gavin Medley (Santa Fe, N.M.)
110. Logan Koester (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
118. Benjamin Freiman (Spring, Texas)

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