Camden Fencing Club hosted another very successful Leon Paul Junior Sabre event, with over 130 entries.
It was a very competitive events with lots of entries from Camden members and a very good performance from our fencers.
Under 17 Girls
Gold: Sophia Yang, Camden. Silver: Georgia Owen, Bishops Challoner. Bronze: Ella Dane-liebesny, Camden, Gabriella Stubberfield, Bishops Challoner.
Under 15 Girls
Gold: Carla Tcheng, CFBL
Under 15 Girls
Gold: Kajetan McDonnell, Camden. Silver: Darcy Holdsworth, Truro. Bronze: Ethan Hilton, Regent, Thomas Raut, PDFA. 9th Tulliver Hyams, Camden. 16th Artyom Timakov, Camden
Under 13 Girls
Gold: Lexie Craze, Truro. Silver: Amy Westwall, Russell Swords. Bronze: Eleanor Blackledge, Marshall Fencing, Guinevere Kaye, Bath Sword Club. 5th: Linxuan Yang, Camden
Under 13 Boys
Gold: Samuel Allen, Truro. Silver: Henry Martin, MX Fencing. Bronze: Thomas Heath, PDFA, Frankie Lambe Thompson. 8th: Cosmo Fasanya, Camden. 17th Magnus Pearce, Camden. 23rd Emile Blanchet, Camden. 25th: Sid Sykes, Camden. 31st: Jack Bradford, Camden, 32nd: Luc Barrier, Camden. 36th Elias Gelain-Sohn, Camden
Under 11 Girls
Gold: Aimee Whitelegg, Truro. Silver: Roisin Bermingham, Truro. Bronze: Amina Chaher, Camden, Esme Gallagher, PDFA. 7th: Daisy Stewart, Camden. 10th Freya Fasanya, Camden
Under 11 Boys
Gold: Alexander Lister, Marshall Fencing. Silver: Harry Mogie, Pdfa. Bronze: Jasper Hyams, Camden, Samuel Macdonald, Camden. 7th: Raphael Gurprasad, Camden. 10th: George Cohen, Camden. 12th: Loukas Kalamboussis, Camden. 14th:Sam Sykes, Camden. 17th Harrison Parsons, Camden. 19th: Rafi Thornton, Camden. 22nd: Maxwell Roberts, Camden.
Under 9 Girls
Gold: Amelia Blackledge, Marshall Fencing. Silver: Ella Pierce, Stort Valley Sabre Club. Bronze: Agnes Edwards, Tongswood, Clara Shimmin, Tongswood
Under 9 Boys
Gold: Damon Passmore, Pdfa. Silver: George Mogie, Pdfa. Bronze: Rollo Donati, Mx Fencing, Finlay Rhodes, Stort Valley Sabre Club. 6th: Abe Cohen, Camden. 8th: Sacha Pierre, Camden
A very big thank you to all the referees over the weekend : Will Deary, Kirk Zavieh, Henry Wallis, Soji Aiyenuro, JJ Webb, Curtis Miller, Lumeng Yang, Jack Preston- Cowell, Nick Cavaciuti, Stefano Lucchetti, Neil Hutchison, Phil Elliott,Kajtean McDonnell, Sophia Yang and Zak Klein.
Finally to the Organising Team : Pat Aiyenuro, Ian Williams, Sarah Ellis, Jenny Stevens, Sally Preston, Bronagh Miskelly, John Thorp, Aga and Kieran McDonnell, Shuang Li, Sophia's mum, Antony Cowell, Shilpi Bhatia, David McDougall and all the parents that contributed towards the lovely refreshments. We couldn't have done it without you all.
Congratulations to Camden Fencers who made the Finalists in Sheffield, automatically qualifying for next years Championship. Well done to Linxuan YANG for winning Bronze in the U12 Sabre! Keeping it in the family her sister Lumeng YANG finished a commendable 6th in the U16 Sabre. In the boys U16 sabre Kajetan McDonnell finished 5th. Well done to all of the other Camden fencers who no doubt will learn from the experience of this national competition. Thank you again to the coaches for their efforts throughout the weekend.
A reminder that the next round of the Camden Trophy will take place tomorrow night Tuesday 2nd May at the usual Westminster Academy Tuesday venue.
For anybody not familiar with this event, it's our club monthly competition; format will be one round of poules followed by D.E with repecharge.
Warm up 7pm poules will start promptly at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome.
If you are running late and will not be there for the 7pm latest check in then please text Ian on 07981 217053