Leon Paul Cup Satellite
Two Saxon fencers took part in their first international event, the Leon Paul Cup held in east London. Both being world unranked fencers had extremely tough poules but managed to do better than expected with David losing two matches 5-4 and Christopher winning one. These encouraging poule results weren’t enough however to prevent both fencers being cut from the competition and finishing:
Christopher Mollard – last 256 (129th)
David Standen – last 256 (138th)
British National Championships
No Saxon fencer managed to make it past the last 64 stage, with all three having extremely tough poules.
David Standen – last 64
David won 3 and lost 3 in his poule, giving him a provisional seeding of 40th. He then lost his last 64 DE match to Alex Tofalides 15-6.
Christopher Mollard – last 64
Christopher won 2 and lost 3 in the poule and having lost one match 5-4 after leading 4-2. He was seeded him 43rd and drew Acland Bryant, losing 15-5.
Edz Maldoom – last 64
Edz won 2 of his poule fights but was cut due to his indiciator. If he had scored another 2 hits then he would have made it through to the draw.