Well done to all of you that fenced at this event, especially Marcus Arnold (U12 Boys), Tabby Pattison, Phoebe Oliver, Grace Wyer-Roberts (U12 Girls), Herman Leung (U14 Boys), Amelia McCormack (U14 Girls), Theo Edwards (U16 Boys) and Marlena Razzali and Jessica Varley (U18 Girls) who have all qualified to fence at the British Youth Championships Finals at Sheffield in May. Great results for you all and for such a new set-up to be gaining this type of success so quickly shows how hard all of you are working to be your best.
O.P.S. and local school fencers went home with the majority of golds as well as a host of other medals, see tab on left for full results. Titles for local fencers were won by Inaky Turner U10 Boys, Eleaner Taylor U10 Girls, Marcus Arnold – U12 Boys, Tabby Pattison U12 Girls, Amelia McCormack U14 Girls, Joshua Myers U16 Boys, and Jessica Varley U18 Girls. Well done to all those mentioned above as well as our other local medallists.
A great haul of medals for club/local school fencers with Jess Varley winning Gold in the U17 Girls, Silvers to Tabby Pattison (U11 Girls) and Marcus Arnold (U11 Boys), with Bronzes going to Rachel Lever and Hugo Bell.
All of the clubs fencers reached at least the quarter finals, including Maisie McCormack 5th (U11 Girls), Inaky Turner 5th (U11 Boys), Beatrice Wells 6th (U11 Girls), Rebecca Leadbetter 6th (U14 Girls), Amelia McCormack 8th (U14 Girls) and Matthew Lever 8th (U14 boys).
Well done to all the squad taking part, superb for most of your first competition.