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Trio of Fencing Veterans to Compete in World Championship

By: Princeton Athletic Communications
          Release: 09/01/2012
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The Princeton fencing program will be represented at the Veteran World Championship.
Courtesy: Princeton Athletic Communications

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.

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