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Well done to Finn Noble in his selection for the Cadet International in Krakow in February.
Great results for Rachael Lever at the Under 20 World Cup event in Burgos, Spain.
Winning 4 out of 6 fights in the first round, she qualified easily for the Direct elimination rounds. With a a bye through the Last 256, she won her L128 & L64 matches against tough opponents and lost narrowly in the last 32.
In an event with 203 fencers, she was the top place Brit by almost 40 places and a final place of 29th has jumped her to 3rd on the British Under 20 rankings.
Well done to Finn Noble for being selected for the Grenoble Cadet European Circuit event on 16th November.
Good luck at the event.
Jess Varley has been shortlisted for the Best Senior Female Athlete for the UIPM (World Pentathlon Association) awards, which is rather impressive.
It would be great if as many people would vote for Jess (and also Kate French who I taught to fence many years ago).
Voting takes place at – https://uipmawards.com/uipm-2019-best-senior-female-pentathlete/?fbclid=IwAR0XlpxIb9TM-bR_7CaLlGo5ChNFCwelKtyRB8677ypSlpSzXw0Q_kIXqiM
Good Luck to Jess
At the British Youth Championships in May, William Ferguson takes Gold in the Under 16 boys event, with Rachael Lever winning the Under 18 Girls. Those wins were backed up with a bronze for Niamh Noble in the Under 18 Girls a numerous top 16 results. Full details and photos on facebook page.
OPS Epee Club is gearing up for a very busy May Day weekend, with 20 qualification spots for local fencers secured through the Eastern and East Midland qualifying events, with only 2 missing out on spots, with 17 regional medals won and 6 titles included.
Good luck to all our fencers
Under 12 Boys – Robin, Toni, Sam & Etianne
Under 12 Girls – Arwa, Freya and Sophia
Under 14 Boys – Cyrus & Ellis
Under 14 Girls – Alexis
Under 16 Boys – Will, Finn, Jasper, Oscar & Neo
Under 16 Girls – Heila
Under 18 Girls – Maisie, Rachael & Niamh.
Under 18 Girls Sabre – Rachael
Good luck to all at the event