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Kiefer, United States advance to semifinal in foil

Keifer was the first United States fencer to compete, and she started strong, outscoring the Japanese 5-4.
Lee Kiefer of the United States,m left, and Rio Azuma of Japan compete in the women's Foil team...
Lee Kiefer of the United States,m left, and Rio Azuma of Japan compete in the women's Foil team quarterfinal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)(Andrew Medichini | AP)
Published: Jul. 28, 2021 at 11:46 PM EDT
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TOKYO (WNDU) - After winning gold in the individual foil, Notre Dame fencer Lee Keifer hopes to advance Team USA over Japan in the team foil prelims.

Keifer was the first United States fencer to compete, and she started strong, outscoring the Japanese 5-4.

The Americans advanced on with the 45-36 victory. They will face ROC in the semifinal at 12:55 AM.

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