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Chamley-Watson Bronze in St Petersburg

Miles Chamley-Watson
Miles Chamley-Watson (USA) Photo S.Timacheff/FencingPhotos.com

Miles Chamley-Watson took 3rd place at the St. Petersburg Men’s Foil Grand Prix and moved up to 11th place in the FIE World Rankings for men’s foil.

Chamley-Watson joins Gerek Meinhardt and Kurt Getz in the top-16.  They are currently ranked 13th and 14th respectively.

The St. Petersburg Grand Prix was won by Lei Sheng (CHN) who defeated Richard Kruse (GBR) 15-10 in the gold medal bout.  Lei is ranked #2 in the world and Kruse 7th.

The US men’s team will compete in the team event next.

Miles Chamley-Watson began the table of 64 against Germany’s Andre Wessels.  He defeated Wessels 15-6 then beat Jeremy Cadot (FRA) 15-12 and Jianfei Ma (CHN) 15-11.  In the quarter-finals Chamley-Watson then bested Italy’s Simone Vanni 15-12 before falling to Kruse 15-10.

In the round of 8 Kruse added another great match to his resume with a victory over world #1 Andrea Baldini (ITA), 15-13.  Lei Sheng brought Italy’s medal hopes to a halt with his 15-8 victory over Andrea Cassara.

Kurt Getz won his first match 15-6 over Benoit Journet (FRA) before losing to Olympic Gold Medalist Benjamin Kleibrink (GER) 15-12.  Gerek Meinhardt lost is round of 64 match to Moritz Hinterseer (AUT) 15-12.

The full DE table can be found on the FIE web site.

Final Ranking Results: St. Petersburg Grand Prix Men’s Foil

Rank   Name   Nationality  
1LEI Sheng CHN 
2KRUSE Richard GBR 
3CHOI Byung Chul KOR 
3CHAMLEY-WATSON Miles USA 
5BALDINI Andrea ITA 
6CASSARA Andrea ITA 
7GLONEK Radoslaw POL 
8VANNI Simone ITA 
9OTA Yuki JPN 
10SEDOV Artem RUS 
11KWON Young Ho KOR 
12CHEREMISINOV Alexey RUS 
12KLEIBRINK Benjamin GER 
14MA Jianfei CHN 
15POGREBNYAK Andriy UKR 
16ICHIKAWA Kyoya JPN 
17JOPPICH Peter GER 
18ZHU Jun CHN 
19GETZ Kurt USA 
20HALSTED Laurence GBR 
21BARRERA Stefano ITA 
22ZHANG Liangliang CHN 
23KHOVANSKY Alexey RUS 
24NASSIBOULLINE Rouslan RUS 
25CHIDA Kenta JPN 
26AKHMATKHUZIN Artur RUS 
27FUKUDA Yusuke JPN 
28MIYAKE Ryo JPN 
29GRIDNEV Igor RUS 
30STOUKALINE Alexandre RUS 
31CADOT Jeremy FRA 
32HINTERSEER Moritz AUT 
33ASPROMONTE Valerio ITA 
34MEINHARDT Gerek USA 
35HUANG Liangcai CHN 
36WESSELS Andre GER 
37ZHEREBCHENKO Dmitry RUS 
38PARK Hee Kyung KOR 
39SINTES Victor FRA 
40HERTSYK Rostislav UKR 
41GURINENKO Bogdan UKR 
42FITZGERALD Jamie GBR 
43RAJSKI Leszek POL 
44GANEEV Renal RUS 
45HA Chang Duk KOR 
46JOUBERT Terence FRA 
46BREUTNER Richard GER 
48MINUTO Martino ITA 
49LE PECHOUX Erwan FRA 
50YUNES Klod UKR 
51ZAWADA Marcin POL 
52SIMONCELLI Luca ITA 
53LYSHKOVSKI Vladzimir BLR 
54JOURNET Benoit FRA 
55RIGINE Dmitri RUS 
56BYK Serguei BLR 
57BACHMANN Sebastian GER 
58SALISCAN Virgil ROU 
59MOCEK Slawomir POL 
60HINTERSEER Tobias AUT 
61SCHLOSSER Roland AUT 
62MARCILLOUX Marcel FRA 
63AWAJI Suguru JPN 
64ZAPOZDAEV Igor RUS 
65FUJINO Daiki JPN 
66HA Tae-Kyu KOR 
67SOLOVIEV Evgeny RUS 
68SHI Jialuo CHN 
69SIMON Vincent FRA 
70AVOLA Giorgio ITA 
71MOCHKO Lucas BRA 
72HATOEL Maor ISR 
73DIACONU Alexandru Daniel ROU 
74KUTS Roman RUS 
75CHALIANKOV Aliaksandr BLR 
76HORANYI Andras USA 
77TONY HELISSEY Jean-Paul FRA 
78BEHR Dominik GER 
79PARKINS Benjamin USA 
80COOK Keith GBR 
80GRIGORYEV Eduard KAZ 
82GERMEAU Yannick BEL 
83WITKOWSKI Andrzej POL 
84BRAUN Marius GER 
85KAWIECKI Pawel POL 
86PRANZ Rene AUT 
87LI Hua CHN 
88PEGGS Ben GBR 
89JEFFERIES Edward GBR 
90CHEUNG Siu Lun HKG 
91ANDERSEN Emil Ulrik DEN 
91CHEN Min CHN 
93ZASORIN Maxim RUS 
94NGAN Kwoon Yat HKG 
95KURYSHKA Andrei BLR 
96OR HTUEL Yaaqov ISR 
97CIEPLY Tomasz POL 
97JORGENSEN Patrick DEN 
99GUSTINELLI Johann GER 
100DARABAN Radu ROU 
101LEUNG Wing Fai Anthony HKG 
102EL-SALEH Michael USA 
103BASSAL Oren ISR 
104KOLTYGO Volodymyr UKR 
104BARWELL Peter GBR 
106SAITO Yu JPN 
107OSMAN Wassim ROU 
108ZHUKOV Kirill RUS 
109CHU Wing Hong HKG 
110DOROSHENKO Sergey RUS 
111FARRAG Sherif USA 
112PITEL Roman UKR 
113KULAKOV Dmitriy KAZ 
114LUKASHEVICH Aliaksandr BLR 

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