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Competition Results - Katie Smith competing in Antalya

Katie Smith was one of four GB fencers competing in the Antalya FIE Satellite International tournament in Turkey on the 19th October.

With 3v 3d in her pool, Katie went into the L32 seeded 14, where she eliminated Degerman (FIN) 15-3. In the L16 Katie was eliminated 4-15 by an 'on-form' Karamete (TUR) who went on to win the competition, Katie retaining her seeding to finish 14th.

Competition Results – Epee, 5th and 6th October 2019

Our EFC epeeists had a busy weekend away:

Most fencers competed in the London International Open. At the 83rd Miller-Hallett Cup for the Men’s Epee on Saturday, 5th October, Calum Johnston came 5th and Davide Fontana 7th. Also competing in the field of over 92 epeeists were Isaac McKerr (coming 21st), Alexander Papadopoulos (40th), Dylan Morrison (46th), and Robbie Brown (88th).

Competition Results – Trekanten International in Copenhagen, 5th and 6th October

A nine-strong EFC squad made their way to Copenhagen for a weekend of Foil events from U12s to a very strong FIE Satellite for the seniors.

Day 1: On the Saturday Hannah Fielding and Sahsa Htet-Marshall took part in the Junior WF (U20), both gaining promotion from the pools and getting through the L64 but were eliminated in the L32 to finish 11th and 14th respectively.

Competition Results – Manchester Cadet International Tournament, 28th September 2019

Ellen Buckley, Emma Hu and Hannah Fielding represented EFC in this strong International event that featured 107 international fencers.
All of the girls survived the vicious 20% cut to go into the L128 where Emma lost 14-15 to a Tang (MAS) to finish 72nd and Hannah lost to Moberg (SWE) 9-15 to finish 83rd.
Ellen was victorious in her L128 bout against fellow Brit Meurisse 15-10, but lost her L64 bout against Pelletier (FRA) 7-15 to finish 49th.


Highland Open 2019 - Mimi Figge wins Lady's Epee

Edinburgh Fencing Club's Mimi Figge wins the Highland Open 2019 in the Lady's Epee category for the third time in a row!

EFC successful at 2019 Cadet and Junior National Championships

Ten Cadet and Junior fencers from Edinburgh Fencing Club competed in the National Championships in London this weekend, 21st and 22nd September – and brought home two bronze medals!

Fencing Kit for Junior Fencers - Information and Sale

Are you thinking of buying your young fencer their own fencing outfit? Or did your youngster ask for a mask or breeches for their birthday, but you have no idea where to start looking and how much it costs?

Wednesday Junior Foil and Sabre is back on!

 Just a quick reminder that classes resume today, Wednesday 21st August.

There are some changes to the format of the classes with Coach Naomi taking over the reigns for Sabre, and Coach Andy moving across to work more closely with Coach Don in Foil.

Summer Break for the Wednesday Junior Foil and Sabre classes

Over the summer the Junior Foil and Sabre class will take a break; the last coached session is on the 26th of June, and classes resume on the 21st August 2019.

Young fencers are welcome to fence during the open sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7pm to 9pm, or Wednesdays between 6pm and 8pm. There will be no training, but keen fencers have the opportunity to fence others, or book coaches for private lessons.


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