Bosco named to Veterans’ fencing team
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Harvest resident Marianne Bosco was recently named to the United States Veterans Fencing Team, her seventh year to earn the spot on the squad.Fencers from across the nation compete at two national meets and a national championship to earn positions on the team.Bosco earned an early spot on the team by taking the gold in both the North American Cup in Pittsburgh, Penn. in December, and recently in the North America Cup tournament held in Dallas, Texas. Bosco will be competing with the U.S. team in the World Championships to be held in Porec, Croatia in the fall. Bosco has competed in fencing for 30 years and is one of just a select group of female fencers to make the team two years in a row.Veterans fencing is for competitors 50 years of age and older.The World Championships are held in different parts of the world every year. Bosco has competed in Krems, Austria (where she finished a career-best fifth place) and has also fenced in England, Australia and France.Bosco is trained by her husband/coach at Salle D’Armes Bosco Fencing Center in Toney. Information about the fencing center can be found at www.sallebosco.com.