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Congratulations to Coach Jon Normile on winning Gold at 2023 World Championships in ME Vet 50 in Daytona Beach, Florida!

          Big congratulation to Sarah Gu on winning the Bronze Medal at the

                                     2024 Junior World Cup in Tbilisi, Georgia

 

 

          Medeo Fencers proudly secured a total of 16 medals from the

                 2024 Winter Thrust RYC/RJCC held this past weekend!

Additionally, we are thrilled to announce that 9 of our fencers successfully renewed  their ratings and earned the new 2024 ratings, with 4 achieving an "A" rating.

Congratulations to the following outstanding fencers:

 

Y10 WE:

Laila Chen - 5th place (out of 32)

 

Y12WE:

Anika Adyanthaya - 5th place, earned E24 rating (out of 36)

 

Y12 ME:

Jayden Chen - GOLD (out of 56)

 

Y14WE:

Nika Ganser - 7th place (out of 52)

 

Y14ME:

Jayden Chen - BRONZE, earned D24 rating (out of 66)

Nick Normile - 6th place

 

Cadet WE:

Nika Ganser - 6th place, renewed D24 rating (out of 51)

 

Cadet ME:

Leonardo Chen - SILVER (out of 68)

George Ratushnyi - 27th place, renewed E24 rating

 

Junior WE:

Maria Furman - 5th (out of 57)

 

Junior ME: 

Leonardo Chen - SILVER, earned A24 rating (out of 66)

Ben Mao - BRONZE, renewed A24 rating

Shawn Agaon - 6th place, renewed A24 rating

Ethan Agaon - 7th place, renewed A24 rating

Oliver Repic - 22nd place, renewed C24 rating

George Ratushnyi qualified for DIV3 SN

 

Congratulations to all the coaches, parents and fencers who participated, earned points or just had a great day of practice!

                                                                                          Good job everyone ! 

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Medeo Fencers is at the 2023 Summer Nationals & July Challenge in Phoenix, AZ. 
 

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 1: Amy Mao kicked off the competition with a BRONZE medal in Div 1A Women's Epée! A special mention, also, goes out to Frederick Park, who finished 24th out of 198 fencers in the Div 1 Men's Epée event. Congratulations to the fencers, their families, and the coaches! Go Medeo 💙 🤍 💙🤍

☀️ Summer nationals Day 2: After an impreaaively long day, Sarah Gu gets SILVER in Junior Women's Epée out of 278 fencers! In the morning, the Medeo Team of Nick Smith, Ethan Boroditsky, Alexander Bezrodnov, and Michael Bezrodnov placed 12th out of 60 teams, losing to the champions of the event. Find the full results below! Go Medeo 💙 🤍 💙🤍

 

Junior Women's Epée 

Sarah Gu - SILVER 🥈

Sharika Gajjala - 13th

Alexa Drovetsky - 44th

 

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 3: That's TWO medals for our fencers today.  Sharika Gajjala earned GOLD in the Cadet Women's Epée out of 219 fencers. Yuliya Ganser secured her spot on the Veteran's World team with BRONZE in Vet-50s Women's Epée. An amazing performance from our fencers. Please find the results below. Keep it up Medeo 💙🤍💙🤍

 

Junior Men's Epée (403 fencers)

 Ethan Boroditsky - 21st

Jorge Gana - 43rd

Lawrence He - 48th

Nicholas Park - 55th

 

Cadet Women's Epée 

Sharika Gajjala - GOLD 🏆

Anousheh Reid - 26th

Anastasia Novojilov - 54th

 

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 4: In the tough competition of Div 1 Women's Epée, Jessica Lin earned a top 8 finish! For the Women's Veteran Teams event, The Roses, featuring our very own Yuliya Ganser, got SILVER. A special mention goes to Alexander Bezrodnov for his 9th place finish out of 274 fencers in the Cadet Men's Epée event. Let's wish our fencers luck in the Senior Women's Team and Div 1A Men's Epée events tomorrow. Go Medeo 💙 🤍💙🤍

 

Div I Women's Epée 

Jessica Lin - 7th 🏅

Sharika Gajjala- 22nd

Sarah Gu - 41st

Alexa Drovetsky- 46th

 

Cadet Men's Epée 

Alexander Bezrodnov- 9th

Michael Bezrodnov - 21st

Ethan Zhang - 22nd

Ben Mao - 56th

 

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 4: A total of 3 medals were earned by Mexeo fencers today. In the tough competition of Div 1 Women's Epée, Jessica Lin placed in the top 8. In Vet 50s Men's Epée, Sergey Suponya earned SILVER. For the Women's Veteran Teams event, The Roses, featuring our very own Yuliya Ganser, placed second. A special mention goes to Alexander Bezrodnov for his 9th place finish out of 274 fencers in the Cadet Men's Epée event. Let's wish our fencers luck in the Senior Women's Team and Div 1A Men's Epée events tomorrow. Go Medeo 💙 🤍💙🤍

 

Div I Women's Epée 

Jessica Lin - 7th 🏅

Sharika Gajjala- 22nd

Sarah Gu - 41st

Alexa Drovetsky- 46th

 

Cadet Men's Epée 

Alexander Bezrodnov- 9th

Michael Bezrodnov - 21st

Ethan Zhang - 22nd

Ben Mao - 56th

 

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 5: The medal streak continues with Lawrence He placing 6th out of 203 fencers! In the Senior Women's Team Event, Yaki's Takis (Sharika Gajjala, Sarah Gu, Amy Mao, and Anousheh Reid) earned 6th after a 1 touch loss in the quarter finals. It was a day filled with some amazing bouts. Halfway through and let's continue strong! Go Medeo 💙 🤍 💙🤍

 

Div 1A Men's Epée 

Lawrence He - 6th 🏅

Aidan Kumar - 17th

Frederick Park - 44th

 

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 6: A day of personal bests for three of our young fencers! An undefeated Ben Mao got GOLD in Div II Men's Epée out of 217 fencers. In the Y14 Women's Epée event, Eva Kumar placed 8th out of 233 fencers. Maya Zamlynny earned 20th in the Div III Women's Foil event, losing by just one touch. These fencers showed incredible mental fortitude today, and the results truly represent that. Full results are below. Go Medeo 💙 🤍 💙🤍

 

Y14 Women's Epée 

Eva Kumar - 8th 🏅

Anastasia Novojilov - 61st

 

Div II Men's Epée 

Ben Mao - GOLD 🏆

Lawrence Han - 18th 

Micah Upshaw - 36th

Ethan Zhang - 37th

Robert Hu - 41st

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 7: As our younger fencers start to compete, Judy Gao was able to maintain our record with a Top 8 finish in Div II Women's Epée out of 154 fencers. With just three days left of this competition, many fencers will experience their first summer nationals! Let's wish them luck and Go Medeo 💙🤍💙🤍

 

Y14 Men's Epée (248 fencers)

Leonardo Chen - 56th

 

Div II Women's Epée 

Judy Gao - 7th 🏅

Anastasia Novojilov - 40th

Anastasia Chatikhine - 46th

 

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 8: We broke our Phoenix medal record in one event today in Div III Men's Epée. Lawrence Han and Robert Hu earned BRONZE, and Ethan Zhang placed in the Top 8 after losing to a club mate. This is all of their first national medals, and we love to see the camaraderie they shared with each other. Congratulations to all the fencers, parents, and coaches! Go Medeo 💙 🤍💙🤍

 

Div III Men's Epée 

Lawrence Han - BRONZE 🥉

Robert Hu - BRONZE 🥉

Ethan Zhang - 5th

Arya Reddy - 19th

Yuval Fussman - 31st

 

Y12 Women's Epée 

Anika Adyanthaya - 21st

Katerina Borotko - 23rd

Laura Lin - 25th

Nicole Ganser - 42nd

Kyubi Suico - 57th

☀️ Summer Nationals Day 9

In the final day of the 2023 Summer Nationals Competition, Anastasia Novojilov finished 9th place in the Div III Women's Epée event.

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Medeo Returns to Fencing

July 01, 2020

Medeo Fencing Club is pleased to announce our return to fencing starting July 2nd. Thank you all for your cooperation and perseverance through these incredibly difficult times. We are grateful for your continued support as we make preparations towards a "Safety/Health First" reopening. This entails following all Medeo Fencing Club Return to Fencing Protocols.

 

We will be resuming private lessons and individualized instruction by appointment. 

 

Medeo will also be running summer camps throughout July and August. More information can be found in our "Summer Camps" section under "Programs". Thank you again and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Medeo's fencing accomplishments in the 2019-20 High School Season

March 18, 2020

Medeo fencers had an exceptional 2019-2020 High School season, with strong results in both the State Squad Championships and NJSIAA Individuals. Overall, Ridge High School girls  took 1st place and became State Champions for the second year in a row with epee fencers Diya Kulkarni, Jillian Yao, and Liz Chan securing 5 victories. Montgomery took second place, led by Medeo fencers Julia Yoon, Emma Ni, and Amy Mao. The Ridge boys’ team also took second place with Medeo fencers Allen Marakov fencing on A strip, Clark Kokenge on B strip and Eric Wang on C strip. Individually, Medeo also excelled in the 2020 NJSIAA Individual girl’s tournament, sweeping the podium: Jessica Lin took 1st place and earned NJ.com Girls Fencer of the Year Title, Julia Yoon took 2nd place, Katie Lin and Diya Kulkarni tied for 3rd place, and Emma Ni finished in 5th place. In the 2020 NJSIAA Individual boy’s tournament, Allen Marakov became the 2019-20 State Champion, earning NJ.com Boys Fencer of the Year Title , with Clark Kokenge taking 5th place.

 

This was an outstanding performance by Medeo fencers in the 2019-20 New Jersey High School Fencing Season and is a reflection of their hard work and talent. Congratulations to all of our fencers, coaches and parents and we hope for more success to follow!

March 17, 2020

Dear Fencers & Parents,

 

On account of the unprecedented situation involving the COVID-19 virus and after carefully considering the guidance of the scientific community, local government & USA Fencing, Medeo will be closed from March 17th until further notice. No fencing activity will take place whatsoever during this time in order to keep our Medeo family and our extended community as safe as possible. Please check our website regularly for more updates and in the meantime, be sure to follow advice shared by reputable health organizations during this constantly evolving situation. 

Please stay safe and healthy everyone - and stay in touch!

2019 - 2020 Tournament Results

February 19, 2020

Tournament results from Medeo fencers updated monthly: Local & Regional Tournaments: top 16, National & International Tournaments: top 64

January 27, 2020

It was another stellar weekend for the Ridge High School fencing team. Both boys and girls teams captured the overall titles on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the District 4 Championships held at North Hunterdon High School.

Meghana Paturu finished in 6th place out of 324 fencers at the Women's Epee Cadet European Cup Quarters in Bratislava, Slovakia

January 11, 2020

Congratulations to Meghana Paturu for her awesome 6th place result (out of 324!) at the Bratislava, Slovakia European Cadet Circuit Women's Epee event! Great job, Meghana & Coach Yakov!

Outstanding 2019 November NAC results: Two Gold and Two Bronze Medals !

November 13, 2019

Amazing weekend for Medeo Fencers at the 2019 November NAC in Millwakee, MN! 

Two GOLD medals : JWE - Sofia Komar and JME - Finn Miller.

Two BRONZE medals : CWE -  Jessica Lin and Y14WE - Katie Lin!

We are so proud of all of their efforts and a special congratulations to Fencers and all Medeo coaches.  Also a special thank you to all the supportive parents! 

MEDEO Fencing Club received the 2018 -19 President's Award

June 29, 2019

It's an honor for Medeo to receive the US Fencing President's Award which recognizes clubs that have consistently produced top fencers who have made the success of Team USA possible. 
We congratulate all of our fencers, coaches and parents who have made this success possible.

Jessica Lin is the 2019 NYAC High School Epee Invitational Champion !

June 15, 2019

NYAC High School Fencing Invitational is the one of the most prestigious fencing tournaments where the top 12 high school men and women fencers in the country compete. Past competitors made world teams, win NCAA Championships, and are on the verge of Olympic Teams. . .

2020 Summer camp schedule &  form are now available online 

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