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Ryjik to be Featured on "The Real Winning Edge" on ABC Saturday Afternoon

Alexander Ryjik placed 10th in the sabre at the Ivy League Championships in 2012 (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Sophomore fencer Alexander Ryjik of the Harvard men's fencing team will be featured in a segment on "The Real Winning Edge" television show Saturday afternoon. 

The show will be broadcast in the Boston area on WCVB from 12-12:30 p.m.

Check your local listings for showtime and channel in your area.

"The Real Winning Edge" television series focuses on students who display talent and have achieved a high level of proficiency in sports or arts. The students, who all have exemplary character, also have a story of dealing with a personal challenge and overcoming obstacles growing up.

Other athletes featured in this series include Jerome Iginla, Apolo Ohno and Albert Pujols.

Ryjik, a sabre fencer, finished 10th at the 2012 Ivy League Championships and earned a spot at the 2012 NCAA Championships. Ryjik is a native of Alexandria, Va.