Olympian Welcomes Coach Viktor to the Team

 

Olympian welcomes Coach Viktor Svatenko who has joined us this week, now in his seventh year as fencing coach at Penn State, brings a distinguished background in fencing and modern pentathlon to Olympian.

During his tenure as fencing coach with the USOC, his athletes, including Coach Velizar, claimed a silver medal at the Olympics as well as three gold, one silver, and a bronze medal at the World Championships. He also coached athletes to four gold medals at the Pan American ...

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Coach Velizar and Coach Viktor Guests at Fencing Center Groundbreaking

Coach Velizar and Coach Viktor were guests at the international fencing center groundbreaking ceremony today at St. Anthony Catholic School. Here they are next to UIW president Dr. Louis Agnese.

The 18,000-square-foot center, billed as the region’s premier fencing facility, will have 12 fencing strips, several practice strips, training rooms and amenities for a community U.S. Fencing Association club.

The sports center is set to be completed by August 2012 with $2 million in funding from the Bexar County Venue Tax ...

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Multiple Fencers Win Medals at the Austin Challenge RYC

Olympian took more than ten competitors to Austin for the Austin Challenge RYC in May 2012. Several brought home medals, including Chris Sahin, who won the gold for Y14 men’s epee.

Brandon Benavides brought home bronze and Evan Carlisle won sixth in Y12 men’s épée.

Evan Carlisle won a bronze medal, James won sixth place and Callie won bronze in Y10 epee competition.

Olivia won bronze medal and Madeline Streeter 8th place medal for Y12.

In Y14 women’s epee, Farrah won silver and Olivia ...

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Olympian to Send Twelve Fencers to Austin Challenge

Olympian Fencing Club will be sending thirteen epee fencers to the USFA event Austin Challenge and Regional Youth Circuit (RYC) tournament at the Austin Sports Center in Cedar Park. This RYC is a three weapon event and is a qualifying path for Y10 and Y12 fencers to fence in the July North American Cup (NAC). Also, those fencers finishing in 1st place in a Y14 event qualify for the Summer Championships in July. USFA or FIE ...

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Olympian Fencers Return to San Antonio with Hardware from the North American Cup (NAC)


Olympian Fencing Club took five fencers to the North American Cup in Virginia Beach this month with stunning results. This exciting event offered a great opportunity for all epee fencers to gain confidence and experience after already qualifying for the Summer National Championship in Anaheim, California this July.

Robin Cheong finished pool matches as the number one seed and fell just short of ...

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