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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Well done to Newham Sword’s “Fencer of the Year”, Kamal Minott, for his efforts in the Men’s Individual Event at the 2017 Senior World Championships, held in Leipzig.
In his first appearance at a Senior Worlds (aged just 20), Kamal was able to win his first DE to get into the L128 before narrowly losing on the last hit (15-14!) to advance to the L64 of the Men’s Individual Event.
Kamal and Head Coach, Pierre Harper, will now prepare for the Team Event alongside GB fencers, James Davies, Marcus Mepstead and Ben Peggs.
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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),
Following his fantastic result achieved at last month’s Junior World Championships, and his 7th place at the Senior National Championships, Newham Swords fencer and Junior Commonwealth Gold Medallist, Kamal Minott, has now been selected to fence for GB at the Senior European Championships which take place in Georgia next month. He will join 2016 Olympians, Richard Kruse, James Davies and Marcus Mepstead.
“What a fantastic achievement for Kamal who is still only a junior. It will be a tremendous experience for him and an honour to fence alongside three Olympic world class fencers at the Senior European Championships” said Club Manager, Linda Strachan.
Well done to Newham Swords fencer, Kamal Minott, who got to the last 8 of the Men’s Foil Event at the Senior British Championships at SportsDock today (23 March 17).
He was the youngest fencer in the last eight, losing to the eventual winner, Richard Kruse.
Congratulations also to Katrina Feklistova who got to the last 8 of the Women’s Foil Event and to Alice Campbell who got to the last 16.
Pierre and I are very proud of you all!
Former GB U20 International, and Junior Commonwealth Gold Medallist, Katrina Feklistova, took silver yesterday at the Birmingham Senior International Tournament! This result represents a personal best for Katrina.
Well done also to GB U17 International Amanda Mond who came 15th and to GB U20 International, Alice Campbell, who came 20th. These results follow Alice’s 5th place at the Invicta Open and Teagan Williams-Stewart’s bronze medal gained at the same competition.
“It’s great to see our cadet and junior fencers getting results at senior level”, said Club Manager, Linda Strachan