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George Haglund Places 10th at Youth Olympic Games

08/19/2014, 8:00am CDT
By Nicole Jomantas

George Haglund. Photo Credit: Serge Timacheff / FIE /

(Colorado Springs, Colo.) – Team USA’s George Haglund (Califon, N.J.) placed 10th on the final day of individual competition at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China on Tuesday.

Haglund, a silver medalist at the 2014 Cadet Worlds, went 2-3 in the pools to advance to the table of 16 where he lost to Mengkai Huang (CHN), 15-7.

The women’s saber individual event also was held on Tuesday; however, Team USA did not have an entrant.

The Youth Olympic Games fencing competition concludes on Wednesday when the mixed team events will be held.

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

Youth Olympic Games Men’s Foil
1. Andrzej Rzadkowski (POL)
2. Chun Yin Ryan Choi (HKG)
3. Enguerand Roger (FRA)
4. Myeong Cheol Seo (KOR)
5. Ned Fitzgerald (AUS)
6. Guillaume Bianchi (ITA)
7. Mengkai Huang (CHN)
8. Petar Files (CRO)

10. George Haglund (Califon, N.J.)

Youth Olympic Games Women’s Saber
1. Alina Moseyko (RUS)
2. Chiara Crovari (ITA)
3. Petra Zahonyi (HUN)
4. Misaki Emura (JPN)
5. Eunhye Jeon (KOR)
6. Theodora Gkountoura (GRE)
7. Fatma Zehra Kose (TUR)
8. Julieta Isabel Toledo Ames (MEX)

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