Olympic Hopefuls: Nzingha Prescod

Monday, March 05, 2012

The US's Nzingha Prescod at the 2011 World Fencing Championships in Catania (GIUSEPPE CACACE/Getty)

Nzingha Prescod, 2011 fencing junior world champion and Columbia University sophomore, discusses her Olympics aspirations.


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Comments [5]

gemma thomas-ahyase from Brooklyn, New York

Go, go, girl. Put people of African-Caribbean descent on the map.

Mar. 06 2012 09:20 PM
Marva P from Brooklyn

Z, I am so proud of you. Always have been and always will be.
I'm blessed and honored to be your mother!!

Mar. 06 2012 06:15 PM
jackie from brooklyn

so proud to say i know her mom, Marva and met this wonderful young woman

several years ago. I am looking forward to going to London for the

competition. Save a seat for me, zingy, love u, ms. jackie

Mar. 05 2012 07:17 PM

Thanks for featuring this young fencer! I love the sport (having dabbled in college) and usually end up frustrated at the lack of televising of the event. I hope to see Ms. Prescod on TV this summer!

Mar. 05 2012 01:31 PM
Gregory from The Bronx

Did you know that Cornel Wilde was a Columbia alum AND an Olympic fencer as well?

Mar. 05 2012 12:00 PM

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