Massialas Earns Silver at Cadet World Championships

Sabrina Massialas claimed silver. With Greg Massialas and Donald Anthony. Photo ©2013 S.Timacheff/FencingPhotos.com

Sabrina Massialas claimed silver. With Greg Massialas and Donald Anthony. Photo ©2013 S.Timacheff/FencingPhotos.com

Sabrina Massialas led the US contingent in Porec, Croatia yesterday with a silver medal finish at the 2013 Cadet World Championships in women’s foil.

Massialas started the day off strong, winning all of her pool bouts and earning a 7th place seed into the direct elimination matches. In her elimination matches she won be scores of 15-8, 12-9, and 15-9 to place into the top-8.

In the final 8, Massialas matched up with Aikaterini-Maria Kontochristopoulou (GRE) and won the match 15-6 which advanced her to the semi-finals. In the semi’s, Massialas would face a more difficult challenge facing 3rd seed Erica Cipressa (ITA). Massialas emerged victorious from the bout with a 14-11 win to set up a final between Massialas and 5th seed Viktoria Schmel-Mesteri (HUN). The hungarian won 15-11.

Ukraine takes Cadet Men’s Sabre Gold

Kostiantyn Voronov (UKR) took the cadet men’s sabre gold with a 15-10 victory over Artsiom Novikau (BLR) in the finals.

Voronov led throughout the day, starting with the top seed from preliminary pool rounds and being hit only 7 times. Jonah Shainberg (USA) also emerged from pools with a spotless record and seeded 7th into the elimination bracket. Shainberg won his first match easily, 15-3, then 15-13 over Vasiaev (RUS). In the top-16 Shainberg faced Novikau, who entered the eliminations as the 23rd seed. Novikau advanced with a 15-12 victory and Shainberg placed 10th.

Watch the video of the Cadet Women’s Foil and Cadet Men’s Sabre Finals here:

Final Results: 2013 Cadet World Championships – Women’s Foil

Rank Name First name Country
 1 SCHMEL-MESTERI Viktoria  HUN
 2 MASSIALAS Sabrina  USA
 3 CECCHINI Gabriela  BRA
 3 CIPRESSA Erica  ITA
 5 BEHR Leandra  GER
 6 SZYMCZAK Anna  POL
 7 KONTOCHRISTOPOULOU Aikaterini-Maria  GRE
 8 ARDENTOVA Natalya  RUS
 9 BOLDOR Maria  ROU
 10 KIRSCHEN Kim  GER
 11 CALUGAREANU Malina  ROU
 12 DLUGOSZ Martyna  POL
 13 OVECHKINA Darya  RUS
 14 DAMASCHIN Corina  ROU
 15 PARTRIDGE Morgan  USA
 16 RENTIER Eline  NED
 17 BIAGIOTTI Matilde  ITA
 18 FIHOSY Ayesha  GBR
 19 KO Chae Yeong  KOR
 20 BRANKOVIC Ljubica  SRB
 21 ABDRAKHMANOVA Adelya  RUS
 22 ITO Maki  JPN
 23 MIYAWAKI Karin  JPN
 24 JAHN Svenja  NED
 25 KONDRICZ Kata  HUN
 26 CHRZANOWSKA Julia  POL
 27 HANINA Noa  ISR
 28 ASANO Saki  JPN
 29 YOO Hyojeong  KOR
 30 BALOGH Orsolya  HUN
 31 NELSON Tanya  CAN
 32 KULIAYEVA Lizaveta  BLR
 33 SPANGER-RIIS Martine  DEN
 34 RIVANO Camilla  ITA
 35 POSER Antonia  GER
 36 LEBRUN Violette  BEL
 37 LAU Ysien  SIN
 38 NORTHROP Kate  USA
 39 ROI Veronika  UKR
 40 CHEN Ling Yi  TPE
 41 HAVRANKOVA Eva  CZE
 42 KIM Hyunji  KOR
 43 CHART Yvonne  GBR
 44 KWAG Alicia Ji Yeon  AUS
 45 DYNKO Anastasiya  UKR
 46 LEE Thalia Ping  SIN
 47 LI Lea Ming  CRO
 48 MOHAMED Noura  EGY
 49 WONG Nicole Mae Hui Shan  SIN
 50 ALPATOV Avigail  ISR
 51 KRALIKOVA Viktoria  SVK
 52 LOH Zoe  CAN
 53 BITTEROVA Kitti  SVK
 54 ZOVKO Sara  CRO
 55 GIL Maria  VEN
 56 KOPYTSYA Anastasiya  UKR
 57 SCHREIBER Ester  SWE
 58 GOGLIDZE Teona  GEO
 59 ROMASHINA Sofya  CAN
 60 ELKASSAS Sabrina  EGY
 60 GRIMAN Maria  VEN
 62 DUQUE Delia  VEN
 63 DAVILA Monica B.  PUR
 64 HENDRICHOVA Sabina  CZE
 65 KARIMOVA Karolina  KAZ
 66 SCUKOVA Michaela  CZE
 67 COETSEE Anneline  RSA
 68 JANSE VAN RENSBURG Cheree  RSA
 69 TILIC Paula  CRO
 70 SANGUINO Beatriz  POR
 71 PRETORIUS Isabel  RSA
 72 PINO Mariana  BOL
 73 TROIS Karina  BRA
 73 KHEDHIRI Mariem  TUN

Final Results: 2013 Cadet World Championships: Men’s Sabre

Rank Name First name Country
 1 VORONOV Kostiantyn  UKR
 2 NOVIKAU Artsiom  BLR
 3 GERT Eduard  GER
 3 LECCI Marco  ITA
 5 CASTELLO Eugenio  ITA
 6 PLATONOV Bogdan  UKR
 7 KARAKAI Oleksandr  UKR
 8 RUBAN Vladimir  RUS
 9 SULAMANIDZE Saba  GEO
 10 SHAINBERG Jonah  USA
 11 CUCU D. Tudor  ROU
 12 WEBB Jonathan  GBR
 13 KIM Soohwan  KOR
 14 LUCCHETTI Stefano Ivan  ARG
 15 HERNANDEZ FLORES Javier Alejandro  MEX
 16 SIWEK Kamil  POL
 17 KOSSUTH Balint  HUN
 18 LIANG Calvin  USA
 19 CARANTI Gherardo  ITA
 20 AMSALEM Rubin  GBR
 21 YAKOVENKO Nikita  RUS
 22 CHO Inhyeok  KOR
 23 FLORENCIA Hector  MEX
 24 ROSER Pablo  ESP
 25 AMER Mohamed  EGY
 26 CORREA VILA Luis  COL
 27 HABONY Viktor  HUN
 28 VASIAEV Aleksandr  RUS
 29 ACUNA RAMIREZ Adrian  MEX
 30 WAFAEY Mokhtar  EGY
 31 DEARY William  GBR
 32 KABBAJ Jihad  CAN
 33 HERNANDEZ CABALLERO Andres  ESP
 34 JUNG Sunghyun  KOR
 35 BANCSICS Mate  HUN
 36 GONZALEZ DALMASY Jose M  PUR
 37 CHIN Edward  USA
 38 CUELLAR Sebastian  COL
 39 QUINTERO Jose  VEN
 40 HERBON Nick  GER
 41 CHOY Yu Yong  SIN
 42 RAUCHBERGER David  AUT
 43 WOO Jerrold Jun Jie  SIN
 44 OYAMA Keishi  JPN
 45 KASSYMOV Nurlan  KAZ
 46 MANDOV Ivan  BUL
 47 CAMUS Jan Patrick  GER
 48 GIAKOUMATOS Marios  GRE
 49 DENTANT Ian  BEL
 50 FITZ-GERALD Kunihiko  JPN
 51 BADESCU Matei  ROU
 52 OLMEDO Carlos Javier  ESP
 53 GODLEWSKI Mateusz  POL
 54 SINAN Bahadir  TUR
 55 KOC Alp Ege  TUR
 56 MADY Abdullah  EGY
 57 BRAJDIC Josip  CRO
 58 DOUKAS Alexandros  GRE
 59 PITURA Philip  CAN
 60 TIKVICKI Luka  SRB
 61 MACKAY Cameron  CAN
 62 BOUNABI Akram  ALG
 63 KLJAJIC Marko  SRB
 64 MANSEI Yoichiro  JPN
 65 PLONER Jiri  CZE
 66 NEZBEDA Daniel  CZE
 67 KWOK Man Hon  HKG
 68 KITSIRIBOON Soravit  THA
 69 ALSHAMLAN Bandar  KUW
 70 FERJANI Fares  TUN
 71 ALAMMARI Amaar  KUW
 72 ALSHAMLAN Yousef  KUW
 72 SENER Volkan  TUR
 74 SHUM Lai Tai Nelson  HKG
 75 FAWKES Boston  AUS
 76 KOSTAKIS Georgios  GRE
 77 WEBER Markus  AUT
 78 TAN Jeremy Zheng Yi  SIN
 78 DYRSMID David  CZE

 

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