Notre Dame sends five from fencing team to championships in Egypt

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The Notre Dame fencing team is sending five of its members to the 2021 Junior World Championships in Cairo, Egypt, beginning this weekend.

The fencing program just came off its 11th national championship last week and is already moving forward to compete on the international level.

Team members Marcello Olivares, Luke Linder, Atara Greenbaum, and Valentin Matveev will compete for the United States at the championship, while Giorgia Giordano will compete for Brazil.

The championship starts on Saturday, April 3 and continues through Sunday, April 11.

Greenbaum and Linder will compete in the individual sabre competition on April 3 and the team competition on April 5. Olivares will compete in individual foil on April 6 and the team competition on April 8. Giordano and Matveev will compete in individual epee on April 9 and the team competition on April 11.

Fans interested in watching the competition can view it here or via live stream here.

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