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Faces in the Crowd
September 10, 2001
Brendan Meyers, NEW YORK CITY FencingBrendan, 13, went 24-0 as he won gold medals in the youth-12 and the youth-14 foil competitions at the summer national championships. He also earned bronzes in the under-16 and under-19 categories and became the youngest male ever to be ranked in Division I.
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September 10, 2001

Faces In The Crowd

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Brendan Meyers, NEW YORK CITY
Fencing
Brendan, 13, went 24-0 as he won gold medals in the youth-12 and the youth-14 foil competitions at the summer national championships. He also earned bronzes in the under-16 and under-19 categories and became the youngest male ever to be ranked in Division I.

Amber Liu, LA MESA, CALIF.
Tennis
Amber, 17, defeated Allison Baker, 15, of Raleigh 6-1, 6-2 to win the girls' 18-and-under Super National championships. She won each of her seven tournament matches in straight sets, dropping only 20 games. Amber also won the Malaysian international championships and the Gas Negara title.

Ron Johnson, SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ.
Swimming
Johnson, 70, the retired Arizona State coach, broke world 70-74 age-group records in the 50- and 100-meter freestyle, the 50 and 200 butterfly, and the 200 individual medley at the national championships. He also established world marks in the 100 fly and the 100 individual medley this summer.

Erin Bailey, MILTON, MASS.
Soccer
Erin, 15, a left fullback, anchored a defense that held opponents scoreless in all 14 matches as the South Coast girls' club won the girls' 16-and-under Gothia Cup in G�teborg, Sweden, and the Dana Cup in Hj�rring, Denmark. South Coast also won the state club title for the fourth time.

Donovan Kilmartin, MERIDIAN, IDAHO
Track and Field
Donovan, 17, set a U.S. young men's record in the decathlon at the Junior Olympics, scoring 7,405 points, and also won a gold medal in the pole vault by clearing 16'4�". As a sophomore at Eagle High he was the state champ in the 110-meter hurdles, the long and high jumps and the pole vault.

Mike Huszka, COLORADO SPRINGS
Weightlifting
Huszka, 68, won the U.S. 65-69 age-group championship in the 187-pound weight class to run the number of his age-group weight-class national titles to 24. Huszka, who has been world champion 14 times, has held every U.S. and world record in his age group for the last 24 years.

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