Bucur sisters bring home medals from fencing competition


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Naomi Bucur (left) and her sister Rebekah both came home with medals from the Atlanta Fencing Classic

VIERA VOICE Courtesy Daniel Bacur

Two members of the Genesis Fencing Club had a successful trip to the Atlanta Fencing Classic last month.

Viera resident Rebekah Bucur, competing in the Youth 12 division, placed sixth in the Epee.

Younger sister Naomi, competing in the Youth 10 division, played fifth in Epee and eighth in foil

The Atlanta Fencing Classic is an annual event and is part of the USA Fencing Super Youth Circuit competition for youth aged 10-14. Proceeds benefit the The Arkady Burdan Foundation.

Rebekah and Naomi are trained by their father, Daniel, who operates and coaches at the Genesis Fencing Club, which is located on Suntree Blvd.