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Andras Horanyi Earns Top-32 Finish at the Legnano Epee World Cup

01/26/2014, 6:15pm CST
By Nicole Jomantas

Andras Horanyi.

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – For the second straight week, Andras Horanyi (Colorado Springs, Colo.) earned the top finish for the U.S. Men’s Epee Team on the World Cup circuit on Saturday.

The Olympic Training Center fencer entered the table of 64 at the Legnano Epee World Cup in Italy as the 46th seed after a 4-2 result in the pools and two direct elimination wins on Friday.

In the table of 64, Horanyi edged Piotr Kruczek (POL), 11-10.

Horanyi lost his next bout by a score of 15-8 to eventual bronze medalist Daniel Jerent (FRA) and finished in 31st place.

Horanyi’s OTC teammate, 2013 Senior World Team member Jason Pryor (Colorado Springs, Colo.), advanced to the table of 64 in his first Senior World Cup appearance of the season after winning the January North American Cup last week.

Pryor went 5-0 in the pools on Friday and earned the 28th seed in the table of 64 where he lost to four-time Senior World Team Champion Gauthier Grumier (FRA), 15-11, and finished the tournament in 40th place.

Fencing in his first European World Cup, Alen Hadzic (New York, N.Y.) placed 61st. Hadzic went 3-3 in the pools and won two preliminary DE bouts on Friday to advance to the table of 64 where he lost to Fabian Kauter (SUI), 15-11.

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

Legnano Individual Epee World Cup
1. Jinsun Jung (KOR)
2. Jean-Michel Lucenay (FRA)
3. Daniel Jerent (FRA)
3. Ivan Trevejo (FRA)
5. Bogdan Nikishin (UKR)
6. Ulrich Robeiri (FRA)
7. Alex Fava (FRA)
8. Anatoliy Herey (UKR)

31. Andras Horanyi (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
40. Jason Pryor (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
61. Alen Hadzic (New York, N.Y.)
102. Adam Watson (Richford, Vt.)
105. Gabriel Canaux (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
117. Soren Thompson (New York City, N.Y.)
122. Teddy Sherrill (New York, N.Y.)
127. Rob Rhea (Oakland, Calif.)
137. Alex Tsinis (Little Neck, N.Y.)
142. Jimmy Moody (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
169. Peregrine Badger (Providence, R.I.)
173. Samuel Freiman  (The Woodlands, Texas)

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