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Kamal Sets Another Personal Best

 GB International, Kamal Minott, had a great start to his season when taking silver at the FCL Senior Open. Well Done Kamal!! Newham Swords are very proud of you!!
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Alice Takes 2 Gold Medals at UK School Games

Well Done to Newham Swords fencer, Alice Campbell, who took Gold in the Women’s Foil as well as Gold in the Mixed Team Event at the UK School Games in Loughborough!! Pierre and I are so proud of you!!

The UK School games is a four day multi-sport event for the UK’s elite young athletes of school age and took place on 1st August-3rd September 2017

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Save the Date – 2017/18 Newham Swords Events

Newham Swords are excited to announce the dates of its remaining events for 2017 as well as those for 2018.

Newham Senior Open –  October 7, 2017 Enter heresave the date

Newham October Half-Term Fencing Camp – October 23-26, 2017 Book Now!

LPJS Newham – November 18-19, 2017. (This comp is an England Selection qualifier) Entry now open

Newham 2018 Junior Challenge Series – Event 1 – 14th January 2018

2018 Summer Camp July 30th – August 2nd 

Three Golds and Two Silvers at Newham Junior Series Event 3

Newham Swords collected a total of three trophies and two silver medals at last month’s Newham Junior Series Event 3.

GB U17 International, Benjamin Udrzal, took Newham Sword’s first trophy of the weekend when remaining undefeated throughout the day, before beating Milo Davidson of Cambridge Swords in the final of the U16 Boys.

GB U17 Internationals, Teagan Williams-Stewart and Emilija Lukaite, took gold and silver respectively in the U16 Girls.

Khalam Contractor also took gold and silver respectively in the U10 Boys.

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Teagan Williams-Stewart Becomes British U16 Champion!

Teagan Williams-Stewart British U16 Champion flanked by Linda Strachan and Pierre Harper

Teagan Williams-Stewart British U16 Champion flanked by Linda Strachan and Pierre Harper

GB U17 International, Teagan Williams-Stewart (aged 14) set a new career best when winning the British U16 Title at the British Youth Championships, held in Sheffield over the May 2017 Bank Holiday weekend.

 

This follows the bronze won at the Senior Invicta Open (in March) and her gold at the London Leon Paul Junior Series Tournament (in April),

“What a tremendous achievement for Teagan in her first year in this age group”, said Head Coach, Pierre Harper