Category Archives: 2012 Olympics

Daniel Levavasseur – French Coach of Chinese Women’s Epee Team

Who was that coach of the 2012 Chinese women’s epee team? Some of us watching them win gold on Saturday got to wondering who is that tall gray eminence who was coaching the women? Turns out he is Frenchman Daniel Levavasseur, … Continue reading

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“Clock Error” Spat Spoils Women’s Individual Epee Semifinals

Korean Shin A Lam fenced Chinese Sun Yu Jie for the bronze in women’s individual epee today, and this match turned out to be quite similar to the match described in my earlier post. Shin looked about five inches shorter, and Sun is left-handed, presenting … Continue reading

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Olympic Women’s Fencing Streamed Live – Extraordinary!

Never have I seen championship fencing right up close where the action and tactics are so clear and immediate. 2012 Olympic fencing is being streamed live over NBC Olympics  (this morning, Sunday 7-29) using YouTube which, when set to full … Continue reading

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