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Fencer David Hadler Named a San Diego Hall of Champions Star of the Month


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SAN DIEGO - University of California San Diego fencer David Hadler has been selected as a Star of the Month for August by the San Diego Hall of Champions. The announcement was made Tuesday.

Hadler, competing for Chinese Taipei, finished 24th among 69 competitors in Men's Foil at the World University Games in Taipei, Taiwan.

Hadler began competition by posting a 4-2 record in pool action. He then won his first direct elimination bout against Portugal's Pedro Macedo before losing to Japan's Kyosuke Matsuyama, the eventual silver medalist.

Heading into his senior season, Hadler is a three-time NCAA Championships qualifier for the Tritons. In 2017, he finished a career-best 10th at nationals, earning All-America status.

About the San Diego Hall of Champions
The "Hall" is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating outstanding local athletic achievement and providing sports programming to the community. The Hall was launched by the Breitbard Athletic Foundation, which was founded in 1946 by the legendary Bob Breitbard to recognize significant athletic achievement in San Diego. Through its awards and recognition programs and vigilant focus on the community of San Diego and its betterment, the Hall is devoted to motivating and inspiring youth of all ages to reach their full potential. For more information, please visit


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