Archive for March, 2014

No training Thursday 3/04/2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

The sports hall is not available for our use this coming Thursday (3rd April).
  
We are trying to find an alternative space in the school, and we’ll let you know if we’re back on again, but unless you hear otherwise, please assume that next Thursday there’s no fencing.

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Bronze medal at the Invicta Open

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

The 2014 Invicta Open results are as follows:

Men’s Sabre

Sun – last 32

Josh Li – last 32

Women’s Sabre

Constance Goulletquer – last 16

Zoe Sumra – last 16

Men’s Foil

David Standen – bronze

Christopher Mollard – quarter finals (6th)

Paul Lowen – last 16

Nick Mort – last 32

Raffaele Lagattolla – last 32

Patrick Dempsey – last 64

David Lennon – last 128

Women’s Foil

Seville Babaeva – last 16

Oxana Mikhaleva – last 16

Jasmin Porter – last 16

Zoe Sumra – last 16

Well done everyone.

Full results for all weapons can be found here

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3 Saxons selected for veteran 4 Nations

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

3 Saxon fencers have been selected for the Veteran 4 Nations International in April, this year being held in Edinburgh.  The fencers are:

– Nick Mort (Scotland)

– Paul Lowen (England)

– Michael Thomas (England)

With the Commonwealth and Veteran Commonwealth fencing championships coming up at the end of this year, these selections could prove to be important factors.

Congratulations

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London Youth Championships – Results

Monday, March 10th, 2014

A number of Saxon fencers competed at the London Youth Championships on the weekend of the 8th/9th March.  The results were as follows:

Under 14 boys

Dougie Ashby – 5th

Under 14 girls

Fernanda Da Silva – 3rd

Under 16 boys

William Price – 2nd

David Cuss – 8th

David Hope – 10th

Dougie, Fernanda and William have all qualified for the national finals later in the year.

Congratulations

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National Rankings – March

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Mens Foil

33 D Standen

51 N Mort

56 C Mollard

72 P Lowen

99 R Lagattolla

136 C Fare

173 P Dempsey

234 G Papp

338 P Harden

346 M Thomas

289 D Lennon

453 R Albesa

460 E Maldoom

Womens Foil

3 D Szokolovics

45 O Mikhaleva

136 Z Sumra

189 C Wilton

Mens Sabre

91 B Usher

163 Sun

190 A Medhurst

244 A Venn

295 L Knott

Womens Sabre

43 Z Sumra

75 C Goulletquer

Mens Epee

518 A Seale

627 A Gun Cunningham

Womens Epee

102 C Goulletquer

Full rankings lists can be found here

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Paul Lowen qualifies for Vet world championships

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

A big congratulations to Paul Lowen, who has qualified for the Veteran Fencing World Championships by finishing 5th and the highest in his age group at the British Fencing Veteran National Championships this weekend.

A bit of background on the age groups

The age groups are:

– Category 1: 40+

– Category 2: 50+

– Category 3: 60+

– Category 4:70+

– Category 5:80+

At the nationals, all age groups are mixed and the top fencer in each age group is awarded a place on the team for the Veteran Fencing World Championships.  The rest of the team for each age group team is determined at the qualifiers held later in the year.

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British Veteran National Championships Results

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

The results for the British Veteran National Championships.

Mens Foil

Paul Lowen – quarter finals (5th and category 3 medal)

Michael [Fred] Thomas – quarter finals (6th and category 1 medal)

Corsini King – last 64

Full results can be found here

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