Israeli fencer takes European bronze


JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli fencer won the bronze medal at the European Fencing Championships.

Noam Mills, 24, lost in the semifinals to Germany’s Imke Duplitzer, who went on to win the gold medal in Sunday’s competition in Leipzig, Germany.

Mills, who competed in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, is a native of Kfar Saba. She is entering her junior year at Harvard University and was captain of the women’s fencing team there last year.

She finished seventh in last year’s European championships.

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