Black World Fencing Champion Denied Olympic Gold: Meet History-Maker Ben Bratton

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He won World Gold but he’ll have to wait until 2016 to compete in the Olympics because of a technology.  The Olympic committee limits the number of medals for any given sport and in fencing – one male and one female fencing discipline is being eliminated this year.

Ben Bratton would have been on the Olympic team but will have to wait until 2016- still he is the youngest and the only African American to win world gold  for fencing.

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