Silvio Fernández (fencer born 1979)

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Silvio Fernández
Silvio Fernandez Masters epee 2012.jpg
Fernández at the Masters épée 2012
Personal information
Born (1979-01-09) 9 January 1979 (age 36)
Caracas, Venezuela
Weapon(s) épée
Hand right-handed
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
FIE Ranking current ranking
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Briceño.

Silvio Fernández Briceño (born January 9, 1979 in Caracas, Distrito Capital) is a Venezuelan épée fencer. He has competed in three Olympiads (2004, 2008 and 2012)[1] and four FIE world championships (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007). Fernández has been ranked as high as third in the world on the FIE points list.

He finished 2nd at the 2008 Challenge Bernadotte in Stockholm.

In June 2013 he earned the gold medal in the Pan American Fencing Championships in Cartagena after defeating his fellow countryman Rubén Limardo.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Silvio Fernández Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-06-10.