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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

Foil Competition Results - Barcelona FIE Satellite, 26th October

Barcelona FIE Satellite, 26th October

Four EFC girls represented their country; Ines Kirsten (AUT) and Chloe Dickson, Katie Smith and Zoe Sudderick (GBR) in this strong FIE Satellite foil event with competitors from Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, The United States and Venezuela!

Competition Results - First Leg of Youth Development Series, Stirling

Seven young EFC fencers competed in this season’s first Youth Development Series event on 27th October in Stirling.
Our youngest participant, Aleks Reznik, U11 foil, did well in his first metal foil competition. With 3 victories and 4 defeats in the poule, he was seeded 5th for the direct eliminations. In the following DEs all places were fenced for, and Aleks finished 6th overall.

Amirah representing Malaysia in the Asian U23 Championships

Amirah Sofea represented Malaysia in the Asian U23 Championships. She first fought on 24th October in the individual women’s foil competition. With a victory in her pool and two 4-5 defeats she was unlucky to get cut from the pools by one hit to finish 34th.
Three days later Amirah also competed in the WF Team event in Bangkok. Seeded 6th after the Individual, Malaysia drew Chinese Taipei in the quarter finals. Defeat to the eventual silver medallists resulted in a final position of 6th for the girls.

EFC fencer abroad - Amirah Sofea trains with her Malaysian team mates

Our EFC foilist Amirah Sofea has been in Tokyo, training with the Malaysian Team. She will spend the coming weeks with her Malaysian team mates to prepare for the upcoming SouthEast Asian Games in November. She is working hard, but is also having a fabulous time.

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