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Fencer Russo Finishes Third at World Championship in Russia

Wayne Valley student is ranked No. 1 in the United States.

Francesca Russo earned a bronze medal at the Cadet World Championship in Moscow, Russia on Sunday, usfencing.org reported.

Russo is a who attends . She is ranked No. 1 in the United States in two age categories for her weapon, the Saber. She’s also ranked No. 18 in the world for girls 19 years old and younger. She won her second consecutive state championship earlier this year.

It was the second time Russo competed in the event. Her third-place finish is Russo’s second trip to the podium in an international competition this season. She finished third at the Dourdan Junior World Cup in France in January. 

Scondo April 03, 2012 at 08:38 PM
Wow. Well done.
Joygarden April 04, 2012 at 12:56 AM
Fantastic!! This is what should be publicized. Lets put that new PR person to use!! Congratulations Francesca!! Hope to see you in the Olympics!

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