US fencing fortunes raise and fall in ExCeL Olympic test event

 By Mike Rowbottom

Miles Chamley-Watson_of_the_USA_L_in_action_against_Gerek_Meinhardt_of_the_USA_R_27-11-11November 27 - The fortunes of the United States fencing team dipped dramatically tonight in the Olympic test event at the ExCeL as Gerek Meinhardt (pictured right) and Miles Chamley-Watson (left), gold and silver medallists respectively in Saturday's individual events, both had to withdraw from the foil team event after suffering hamstring injuries.