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EFC Results - Scottish Open, 30 Nov. & 1 Dec. in Largs

This year’s Championship was held at the National Sports Centre in Largs. Congratulations to the 25 EFC fencers, in particular our medallists and Champions;
Women's Foil (Saturday):
Gold - Katie Smith
Silver - Chloe Dickson
Bronze - Zoe Sudderick
10th - Sasha Htet-Marshall
11th - Anna Conlin
12th - Hannah Fielding
13th - Alison Sidgwick

Women's Epee Results - Copenhagen, 30 Nov. & 1 Dec.

Congratulations to Keira Papadopoulos for her results in the 8th Copenhagen Cadet Circuit in Hellerup, Denmark. In the individuals on Saturday she emerged from the pools with 4v2d, then won DE bouts in the last 128, last 64 and last 32 before being eliminated in the last 16 to finish 16th out of 130.

The following day, Keira represented Great Britain in the GBR1 Team. The girls were undefeated, eliminating Austria in the last 16, Sweden in the last 8, GBR2 in the semi-finals and defeating Israel 45-35 to take Team Gold!

No training sessions over Christmas

Just a wee reminder, that the hall will be closed over Christmas and New Year. The last training session is on Thursday, 19th December 2019 and training resumes on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. So there will be three full weeks of no fencing!

Amendment on 11/12/2019: Training resumes on Tuesday 7th of January already, but there will be no Open Fencing session on Thursday 16th.

Foil Competition Results - Cadet BRC Bristol, 17th November

Ellen Buckley and Hannah Fielding represented EFC at the British Ranking Competition in Bristol with Hannah making the L16 to finish 9th and Ellen making the L32 to finish 17th.

The photo shows Ellen practising her coaching skills while Hannah and Imogen Cook (Salle Holyrood) do their warm up.

Edinburgh Fencing Club EGM on Tuesday, 26th November

An Edinburgh Fencing Club EGM will be held on Tuesday 26 November at Edinburgh Fencing Club, 7pm for a 7.15pm start and aiming to finish at 8.30pm (there will be space to fence available for those not interested in EGM business).

The EGM discussion is open to all interested parties: committee members, club coaches, senior fencers, cadet fencers, parents and guardians of cadet fencers and visiting fencers and coaches. Voting is open to members aged 17+ and is by simple majority.

The main points on the agenda are 

Foil U23 Competition Results - Gdansk, 16th November

Ines Kirsten fenced in this European U23 event in Gdansk, Poland. She won 4 out of 6 bouts in her pool for promotion to the L64 where she eliminated her Polish opponent 15-7 before losing to a Russian 4-15 in the L32 to finish 23rd out of 70.

Foil Results - "Budapest Cup" 9-10 November 2019

European Cadet Circuit Championships "Budapest Cup" 9-10 November 2019

This weekend saw Ellen Buckley representing Great Britain at the foil Cadet International in Budapest, Hungary.

Epee Results - BRC Women's Cadet Epee, 2 November

Kiera Papadopoulos came 8th at the Leon Paul BRC Women's Cadet Epee, 2 November in London. Well done, Kiera.

Epee Results - Junior BRC Epee, 2nd Nov in Manchester

Last weekend saw three of EFCs fencers competing at the Junior BRC Epee in Manchester: Congratulations to Dylan Morrison coming 6th, Robbie Brown placing 21st, and Isaac McKerr coming 23rd.

With Dylan reaching L8 at the BRC, he is looking good to be selected for Team GBR for the Junior European Championships next February.

Foil Competition Results - Leon Paul London Cup, 3rd November

Leon Paul London Cup, 3rd November

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