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Day Two Results from Cincinnati

10/17/2010, 3:29am CDT
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Saturday was a good day in Cincinnati for the Oregon Fencing Alliance as club members Lian Osier (Battle Ground, Wash.) won the gold, Eileen Hassett (Beaverton, Ore.) won the bronze and Sarah Borrmann (Portland, Ore.) took fifth Division I Women’s Saber event.

Olympic veteran Seth Kelsey (Brush Prairie, Wash.) won the men’s epee, the other Division I event held Saturday. Brian Howard (Petaluma, Calif.) won the Division II Men’s Foil.

Four veteran age events were also held Saturday. Elizabeth Kocab (Wellesley Hills, Mass.) won the Veteran 50-59 Women’s Epee, Dianne Kallus (Round Rock, Texas) won the Veteran 60-69 Women’s Epee, and Mary Annavedder (Carlsbad, Calif.) won her second event of the weekend, the Veteran 70+ Women’s Epee.

In the Open Veteran (40 and older) events, Val Kizik (Indianapolis, Ind.) won the Men’s Saber and Anne-Marie Walters (Parkland, Fla.) the Women’s Foil.

Finally, in the Wheelchair division, Tariq Alqallaf of Iraq won the Men’s Foil and Catherine Bouwkamp (Fishers, Ind.) grabbed her second gold of the weekend, the Women’s Foil.

Competition continues through Monday at the Duke Energy Center in downtown Cincinnati. For more information on USA Fencing’s North American Cup A visit, including a link to results.
About USA Fencing: The United States Fencing Association is the recognized NGB for the sport of fencing in the United States. The USFA is affiliated with the Féderation Internationale d'Escrime (FIE), the international federation for fencing. USA Fencing is based at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. For more visit, or
About North American Cups: NACs held by USA Fencing each year at changing locations around the country. NACs are selection competitions for World Championship teams in the Cadet (Under-17), Junior (Under-20), Senior (Division I), Veteran, and Wheelchair divisions. USA Fencing also holds developmental NACs for Youth in three different age groups, and developmental Division II and Division III events which are open to all ages.
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