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Itkin, Meinhardt eliminated in Men’s fencing foil tournament

The No. 1 seed in the men’s foil was Irish star Meinhardt.
Nik Itkin of the United States reacts after losing against Kirill Borodachev of the Russian...
Nik Itkin of the United States reacts after losing against Kirill Borodachev of the Russian Olympic Committee a men's individual round of 16 Foil competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)(Andrew Medichini | AP)
Published: Jul. 26, 2021 at 11:12 PM EDT
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CHIBA CITY, JAPAN. (WNDU) - Two Domers Nick Itkin and Gerek Meinhardt looked to move on in the Men’s fencing foil tournament Monday morning at the Olympics in Tokyo, but both were ousted before the quarterfinals.

The No. 1 seed in the men’s foil was Irish star Meinhardt.

He was upset by the ROC’s Vladislav Mylnikov in the Table of 32, 15 to 11.

Itkin was able to advance to the Table of 16 after he recorded a 15-11 victory over R.O.C.’s Kirill Borodachev in the Table of 32. However, Borodoachev and Itkin would meet again and it was the Russian who came out victorious, 15-13.

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