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Menlo Park teen competes in world fencing championship

 

Maia Chan Chamberlain, 16, of Menlo Park has earned a spot on the U.S. team that will compete at the Sabre Cadet Fencing World Championship in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, on April 2.

Chamberlain made the team by ranking second nationally after six months of competition that included six international and five domestic tournaments. She and two teammates will compete against the top fencers under age 17 from 28 countries.


Maia Chan Chamberlain
Maia began fencing at age 9 years. After she won a bronze medal at the 2007 Summer Nationals in San Jose nine months into the sport, her parents, Warren Chamberlain and Lin Chan, encouraged her to continue.

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