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Concepcion, Tranquilan pick up golds for UE to open UAAP 82 Men’s Fencing

University of the East set in motion its eight-peat bid by winning two men’s golds in the opening day of the UAAP Season 82 Men’s Fencing Tournament, Tuesday at the Paco Arena.

CJ Concepcion provided the Red Warriors’ 1-2 finish in the men’s individual saber, while two-time MVP Sammuel Tranquilan ruled the men’s individual epee event.

Concepcion bested Tranquilan, 15-8, in an all-UE saber final.

Tranquilan returned in the afternoon with a 15-12 victory over Jian Miguel Bautista of the Blue Eagles for the epee gold.

David Lumahan of De La Salle and Daniel Britanico of Ateneo bagged the men’s individual saber bronze.

Lumahan and Edcel Dizon of University of Santo Tomas also reached the podium in the men’s epee.

Second day of action resumes at 8 a.m. Wednesday.

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