Bedford Fencing Club News
The Elite Épée Grand Final
Eleanor came 3rd in the u16 girls and Adam came 3rd in the u11 boys. We have 2 bronze medalists in the club. The end of a long and good season for both of them - now time for some time off over the summer.
This gives ranking points towards qualifying for England Fencing squad.
With a large entry of club members at a local Open event we are pleased that two club members were medalists in Luton Open Epee.
David Roig Carles won Silver and Bronze for Quentin Berriman both loosing to the winner.
David put out in the last 16 John Prime who finished 10th.
CONGRATULATIONS TO JEAN-LUC
Jean-Luc Janet is now Eastern Region Champion Epeeist.
In the Eastern Region competition which was held at St Neot’s Leisure Centre in Huntingdonshire Jean-Luc stormed through the day to win the Gold Medal. The final score was 15-7, a comprehensive win, against Wayne Bryan from CADS . Jean Luc was up against strong competition from among others – including his club-mate, George Partridge – who ended in 5th place.
SILVER MEDAL FOR GB
The European Veterans’ Championships took place between 5-8th May in Medway Kent. 22 countries had 99 teams competing.
Bedford Fencing Club had two fencers competing at sabre for GB: Ed Simpson for the Men’s Veterans Team and Silvia Brown for the Women’s Grand Veterans.