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The Performance of Team USA at the Veteran World Championships 1998-2016

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The USA has been among the dominant countries at the Veteran World Championships since the inaugural championships were first sanctioned by the International Fencing Federation (FIE) in 1997. With a total of 184 podium medals since 1998, the USA is ranked second behind Germany, which has amassed 194 podium medals over the same period. Germany and the US […]

A Visual History of Which Countries Have Dominated Men’s & Women’s Epee at the Cadet & Junior World Championships

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The Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships is an annual competition organized by the International Fencing Federation (FIE). The Junior World Championships and Cadet World Championships began in 1950 and 1987 respectively and were held in different locations at different times of the year. Beginning in 1993 in Denver, CO, the Junior and Cadet World […]

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A Visual History of Which Countries Have Dominated Men’s & Women’s Foil at the Cadet & Junior World Championships

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In our visualization, we have drawn a timeline showing rolling five-year total Top 8 results for the dominant foil countries at the Cadet and Junior World Championships using data from the International Fencing Federation’s (FIE) database. We thought it worthwhile to provide a longitudinal analysis of the comparative performance of US fencers and the leading foil fencing […]

A Visual History of Which Countries Have Dominated Men’s & Women’s Saber at the Cadet & Junior World Championships

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In this visualization, we have drawn a timeline showing rolling five-year total Top 8 medal counts for the dominant saber countries at the Cadet and Junior World Championships using data from the International Fencing Federation’s database. We thought it worthwhile to provide a longitudinal analysis of the comparative performance of US fencers and the leading saber […]

Ranking of U.S. Fencing Club Performance at the Cadet & Junior World Fencing Championships, Bourges, France 2016

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Thirty-eight members of Team USA competed in 42 individual events at the 2016 Cadet and Junior World Fencing Championships held in Bourges, France in early April. For the first time four athletes per country were allowed to enter the individual events in the Junior competition. Prior to this year’s World Championships only three fencers per […]

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The Performance of U.S. Saber, Foil and Epee Teams at the Senior World Championships 2005-2015

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Team USA’s most successful and consistent squad over the past decade at the Senior World Championships has been Women’s Saber! Our previous post on the increasingly competitive performance of Team USA at the Senior World Championships since 2005 generated significant interest and discussion. A number of readers said they thought that this increasing competitiveness was […]

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The Increasingly Competitive Performance of Team USA at the Senior World Championships 2005-2015

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Much has been said about the increasingly competitive performance of Team USA in recent years. This happens each time the team snags a bagful of medals as it did most recently at the FIE’s 2015 Senior World Championships in Moscow.  Individual medals were won by Alexander Massialas (silver, foil), Daryl Homer (silver, saber), Gerek Meinhardt […]