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Sports - July 24, 2013

Menlo Park girl wins fencing championship

Maia Chan Chamberlain of Menlo Park won the gold at the USA Fencing Summer National Championship in Columbus Ohio, on July 5.

With the win, she finished as the top-ranked sabre fencer in the Youth 14 age group for the 2012-13 season. She competed against 108 fencers who had qualified for the event.

Maia started fencing six years ago with Eric Dew from First Place Fencing in San Carlos.

She has been training for the last three years under Sasha Lepianshinski, a coach with Stanford University at Cardinal Fencing Club.

She is a student at Sequoia High School in Redwood City.

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