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Geoffrey Loss Places 12th at Udine Junior Saber World Cup

01/07/2013, 4:45pm CST
By Nicole Jomantas

Geoffrey Loss

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Geoffrey Loss (Laguna Beach, Calif.) earned Team USA’s top finish in the men’s saber event at the Udine Junior World Cup in Italy on Saturday with a 12th place result.

Seeded 16th after the pools, Loss earned a bye into the table of 64 where the #2-ranked junior fencer in the United States defeated Alessio Cappetta (ITA), 15-9.

Loss followed the win with a second 15-9 victory over Cappetta’s Italian teammate Pierfrancesco Albanese.

Loss narrowly missed the quarter-finals after he dropped his next bout to eventual silver medalist Robin Schroedter (GER), 15-14.

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

Men’s Individual Junior Saber World Cup
1. Richard Huebers (GER)
2. Robin Schroedter (GER)
3. Maxence Lambert (FRA)
3. Andras Szatmari (HUN)
5. Luca Curatoli (ITA)
6. Marco Valcarenghi (ITA)
7. Leonardo Affede (ITA)
8. Martin Singer (HUN)

12. Geoffrey Loss (Laguna Beach, Calif.)
20. Andrew Mackiewicz (Westwood, Mass.)
25. Calvin Liang (Phoenix, Ariz.)
36. Michael Costin (Culver City, Calif.)
44. Christofer Ahn (Houston, Texas)
45. Jonathan Fitzgerald (East Brunswick, N.J.)
52. Gabriel Armijo (San Diego, Calif.)
55. Michael Josephs (Chevy Chase, Md.)
71. Jeffrey Dalli (San Carlos, Calif.)
73. Kaito Streets (Redwood City, Calif.)
74. John Hallsten (Sacramento, Calif.)
79. Edward Chin (Livingston, N.J.)


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