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Benjamin Kleibrink (GER) won the Olympic Gold medal in Men's Foil at the Beijing Olympics

Kliebrink Injured after Attack in Shanghai

Benjamin Kleibrink (GER) won the Olympic Gold medal in Men’s Foil at the Beijing Olympics German foilist and Olympic Gold Medalist Benjamin Kleibrink was rushed to a hospital in Shanghai, China following an assault at a restaurant. According to the report (translated from German), Kleibrink was exiting a restaurant...

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Michelle Obama gets fencing lesson from Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

Michelle Obama got a fencing lesson from Team USA Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad at the 100 Days to Rio event held in Times Square, NYC. Now that both Michelle and Barack Obama have learned some fencing from Olympians, when do we get to see them duel? NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama wrapped up her speech to...

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Craig Harkins Epee 2008

How to Earn a Rating at a Fencing Tournament

By focusing on fencing well and having process goals I was able to notch some victories in epee – but I’m a foil fencer. (Photo from 2008) I recently answered a question about earning a rating over on Quora. Here’s some of the response that I gave: Instead of focusing on your rating, which is a “high...

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