Newham Swords fencer and GB International, Kamal Minott, followed up his success at last month’s Manchester U17 International Tournament by taking silver at the Bristol U17 Foil Competition. This result now puts Minott at No. 2 in the GB U17 Rankings.
Other outstanding results on the day, from Newham Swords fencers, came from England International, James Page (who came 6th), GB International Alan Lozovik (who came 7th), English Youth Champion Rachel Shaw (who came 5th), GB International Katrina Feklistova (who came 9th) and England International Kameron Nicholas, who came 10th.
These results mean that Minott, Page, Lozovik, Shaw, Feklistova and Nicholas are all in srong contention for selection for the GB U17 Team, travelling to France for the U17 International in Cabries, in December.
“The coaches at Newham Swords are so proud of the fact that this group of talented young fencers (in addition to three of our U20 fencers) are now close to qualifying for the first internationals of the season”, said Head Coach Pierre Harper.