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Olympic Fencer Daryl Homer
September 21, 2016
Rio Olympic Silver Medalist in Saber and Bronx native Daryl Homer will engage in a fencing demonstration with former Olympic fencer Ivan Lee, as part of a demonstration of the charter school’s fencing program for students.
Mr. Homer recently won the silver medal in individual saber fencing at the Rio Olympic games. Mr. Lee was a member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team in Athens, placing 12th in the individual competition and 4th in the team competition. Mr. Lee is also a member of the United States Fencing Association Hall of Fame.
The event will also feature a chess tournament between four members of the Royal Automobile Club of London chess team and local Bronx chess talent. Chess instruction is a featured part of Yalow’s regular student curriculum.