Bedford Fencing Club News
John Prime wins British Veterans Fencing Trophy in Summer Open event.
John took home the old National Epee Champion Trophy from the July event held at Leon Paul Centre.
Caroline won a Bronze medal at the 2017 senior Hampshire Open in May 2017.
With four victories in the pool, beating local fencer Lucy Wright 15/14 in her first DE, she lost to winner Jane Hutchinson 15/7 in the semis.
At the European Championships in Chiarvari Italy in May
Two club fencers fenced in the Veterans Four Nations in Dún Laoghaire. Silvia Brown was part of a victorious England team and Caroline Clancy fenced for Ireland who came third.
Team England with Silvia gained a gold and Ireland with Caroline a Bronze in the sabre team.
The Gala Dinner was held in the posh surrounds of the Royal St George Yacht Club where medals were awarded.
Fencers enjoyed a great weekend with temperatures reaching 20 degrees on Sunday.
Eastern Region Youth Championships
There was a good turn out from the youth of Bedford Fencing Club at the January Eastern Region Youth Championships and some excellent results.
It was good to see some fencers competing for the first time. Those in the top 8 qualify for the British Youth Championships 2017. (BYC)