At the National Leon Paul Junior Series Tournament held at SportsDock in November Newham fencers picked up a number of medals.
LPJS Nov2014 From Left, Pierre Harper (Coach), Emilija Lukaite, Benjamin Urdzal, Sophie Tsang, Jacob Haynes, Rachel Shaw and Linda Strachan (Club Manager)[click for larger image]
In the U15 Girls Event, GB U17 International and Lister student,
Rachel Shaw, took gold.
In the U13 Girls Age Group, GB U17 International and Cumberland student,
Emilija Lukaite, also took gold.
Newham Sword’s third gold of the day came when
Jacob Haynes remained undefeated before lifting the U11 Boys Trophy.
Sophie Tsang and Benjamin Urdzal added to the Swords medal haul when they each took bronze in the U9 Girls and U13 Boys Events respectively.
“These young fencers deserve all the success they are getting at the moment. They work hard in training and have a tremendous team spirit”, said Club Manager, Linda Strachan.