July 18, 2017

Buckeyes Set to Compete in World Championships


July 18, 2017

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COLUMBUS, Ohio –  Four former Buckeyes and one current member on the Ohio State fencing team are set to compete in the 2017 World Fencing Championships July 19-26 in Leipzig, Germany. Rising senior Marc-Antoine Blais Belanger (men’s epee) will begin individual competition from the world championships on Thursday. A complete list of talented former Buckeyes, including two Olympians, in action can be found below:

World Championships (as individuals):
Men’s Epee (7/20) – Marc-Antoine Blais Belanger and Jason Pryor
Men’s Sabre (7/19) – Fares Arfa
Women’s Foil (7/19) – Alanna Goldie, Eleanor Harvey

Team competition:
WF (7/24) – Goldie and Harvey on Team Canada
MS (7/24) – Arfa on Team Canda
ME (7/25) – Blais-Belanger on Team Canada and Pryor on Team USA