EPIC Fencing Club is proud of the four athletes who competed at the Pan-American Championships. Team Canada won the women’s foil Pan-American Championships June 6 in Paraguay. Athletes Eleanor Harvey and Kelleigh Ryan, supported by women’s foil national coach Alex Martin, defeated the team from USA in then final 45-37. This was the second gold medal for Eleanor in the Championships, after defeating Olympic Champion Lee Kiefer 15-11 in the individual final on Sunday.
EPIC athletes Carlos Padua, competing for Puerto Rico, finished an impressive top 16 in the individual men’s foil event. Gabriela Padua, competing in only her second Senior Pan-Am Championships finished 23, coming within 1 touch of qualifying for the round of 16.
Congratulations to all the EPIC team members!