Congratulations to Lumeng Yang who was 5th at the British Youth Championships in Sheffield today. Lumeng won all her poule fights and was seeded 3rd; receiving a bye to the last 32. In the L32 she beat Megan Pick (Midlands) 15-7 and then Beth Taylor (Northern Ireland) 15-12 in the last 16. At that stage she unfortunately lost 15-8 to Mia Fashokun the eventual winner. Well done Lumeng...our first L8 of the championships !!
To follow results live over the weekend please go to:
Congratulations to Camden fencers Curtis Miller and Jonathan Webb who recently formed half of the Great Britain Senior Sabre team at the World Team Championships in Rio. The team finished in 13th place; the full results can be seen on the FIE website at www.fie.ch
Below: post competition Curtis and JJ relax with the rest of the British team in Rio
It was a very successful weekend for the club at two different Leon Paul series events:
On Saturday at the Newham Foil event Lucas Mohaupt in his first ever competition finished a very credible 26th in the Under 10 boys. In the U14 boys Louis Decaudaveine was 15th whilst his team mate Jean-Baptiste Baigneres fought through a strong field to take the gold.
On Sunday at the MX Sabre event in Sevenoaks the club achieved an impressive medal tally, the results are as follows:
Jasper Hyams gold in the U9 boys
Linxuan Yang gold in the U11 girls
Frankie Lambe Thompson L8 U11 boys
Luc Barrier and Daniel Lindsay L16 U13 boys
Kajetan McDonnell gold, Tully Hyams silver, Jack Preston-Cowell bronze U15 boys
Well done to all, a great weekend for the club !!
Jean-Baptiste wins Gold in Newham
Linxuan and Jasper both won gold
Kajetan, Tully and Jack take gold, silver and bronze respectively
The Camden Leon Paul Junior Series Sabre event will take place on Sunday 15th May 2016. Event categories U9, U11, U13, U15, U17 for further details and to enter click here
We would very much appreciate the help of volunteers from the club (plus parents) for this event both for the set up before hand and help on the day. If you're able to assist then please email Pat at firstname.lastname@example.org
Camden Fencing Club's JJ Webb won the men's sabre gold at this weekend British Fencing Championships.
He was joined on the podium by Curtis Miller who took bronze.
Congratulations to JJ and Curtis and well done to all our fencers who took part this year.
A full set of results can be viewed here
She has done all the above as an unpaid volunteer, whilst holding a full time day job as a single parent, and completing a PHD.
Her tireless enthusiasm and selfless dedication is an inspiration to everyone she knows and in the world of fencing.
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