Key Successes

Newham Swords successes include: (18 months to November 2013)

  • London Youth Games Champions (six years in succession)
  • GB U17 and U20 champions
  • U18, U16 and U14 British Youth Champions
  • U11, U12 and U14 British Youth Silver medalists
  • U13 Boys English Youth Champion
  • U15 Boys and U13 Girls English Youth Bronze medallists
  • UK School Games Gold and Silver medalists
  • British Schools Team Champions
  • London Junior Team Champions
  • 2009 First British winner of Paris CEP Marathon and undefeated Premier League U14 Boys foil (and now an international referee for GB)
  • 2010 Cadet European Silver Team medalists (where two of the Club’s fencers were part of the GB 4-man team)
  • 2011 Cadet World Championships top 8 placing
  • Best Cadet result of 2012 Cadet World Championships
  • 2013 Junior European Team Bronze medalists (where two of the Club’s fencers were part of the GB 4-man team)
  • 2013 Junior World Championships Individual 7th place
  • 2013 Junior World Championships team 4th place (three club members in GB4 man team)
  • Four club members qualified to represent England at U15 level
  • Eight club members qualified to represent GB at U17 and U20 Internationals
  • Four fencers qualified to represent GB at 2012 and 2013 U17 and U20 European and World Championships
  • Four club  fencers selected to represent England at the 2012 Junior Commonwealth Games
  • Presently have the 2012 Junior Men’s Foil Commonwealth Champion, the 2012 Junior Men’s Team Foil Commonwealth Champions (with three club fencers), and 2012 Junior Women’s Foil Team Bronze medalist
  • Presently have the GB U17 number 1 and 4 ranked fencers at Men’s foil, and the GB U20 number 1 and 2 at Men’s foil
  • One club fencer got the top GB U17 Men’s foil result at 2012 and 2013 U17 European and World Championships
  • One club fencer got the top GB U20 Men’s foil result at 2013 World Championships, placed 7th the best placing for an Indian fencer in the history of the championships

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