Trio of Fencing Veterans to Compete in World Championship
Three Princeton fencing alumni will take part in the 2012 Veterans World Championship, held in Krems, Austria, in October.
Jim Adams '61 will compete in 70+ foil (Oct. 21) and epee (Oct. 20), while Don Anthony '79 will compete in 50+ saber (Oct. 18) and Rob Pavlovich '82 will compete in 50+ foil (Oct. 21). The competition has three age groupings in each of the three weapons, including 50+, 60+ and 70+.
The fencers will compete in pools of six or seven fencers in five-touch bouts, followed by direct elimination 10-touch bouts.
Adams and Anthony have previously medaled in the event, while Pavlovich will represent the U.S. for the first time after previously representing Croatia.