Newham Swords Take Three Trophies at Newham National Junior Series Event

Newham Swords Fencing Club achieved the best results of any club in the country when four of its members took a total of three golds, a silver and a bronze at the Newham National Junior Series Event, held at Sports Dock.

GB U17 International, Emilija Lukaite, and fellow international, Benjamin Urdzal both remained undefeated throughout the day before winning the U16 Girls and U16 Boys respectively whilst Teagan Williams-Stewart set a personal best when taking the U14 Girls trophy. Yet more success was achieved in the U10 Boys Age group when Tomi Fric took silver (his fourth medal of the season) and Khalam Contractor bronze (his fourth medal of the season so far).

Linda and Pierre with Newham Swords fencers and their trophies.
Linda and Pierre with Newham Swords fencers and their trophies. From left: Linda, Teagan, Emilija, Khalam, Tomi, Benjamin, Pierre

 “It is great to see our next generation of talented fencers do so well in national junior competitions”, said Head Coach, Pierre Harper.

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