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Congratulations to Chloe Dickson and Katie Smith

Congratulations to Chloe Dickson and Katie Smith who returned from a Junior World Cup with a qualifying result.

Chloe made a great start with 5 victories and 1 defeat in her pool and then knocked out a Bulgarian girl in the last 64 before losing her last 32 bout. Katie won a creditable 4 with 2 defeats in her pool and then defeated Bitterova (Slovakia) before losing her last 32 bout.

EFC Women's Foil results

Our girls have been in action again and accumulated some more noteworthy results;

Welsh Open (10/12/2013)
Lisa McKenzie - Bronze medal
Catriona Sibert - 5th
Ruth Clatke - 6th

British Individual Championships (07/12/2013)
Catriona Sibert - Bronze medal

British Team Championships (08/12/2013)
EFC 'A' Silver medal
EFC 'B' Bronze medal

EFC Christmas Party!

Edinburgh Fencing Club would like to invite all members - past and present - to the EFC Christmas party.


Matt Henderson wins a bronze medal at the London International Epee

Congratulations to Matt Henderson who won a bronze medal at the London International Epee (Miller-Hallet) last weekend.

Chloe Dickson’s last 16 performance in last week end's Luxemburg Junior A grade has qualified her for the European and World Championships

Edinburgh Fencing Club - Chole DicksonAfter a close fight to the 32 stage she put out the 4th seed Pauline Ranvier of France 15-11 to finish 15th overall. Chloe has now extended her lead at the top of the GB women’s junior foil rankings.

Well done Chloe!

Highland Open podium successes for EFC

edinburgh fencing club | Highland openSome of our fencers made the journey to Elgin for this year's Highland Open and returned with a fistful of medals!

Women's Foil

  • 1st Chloe Dickson
  • 3rd= Ailsa Morrison

Women's Sabre

  • 1st Chloe Dickson

Women's Epee

Good weekend for EFC foilists

Seven of our foilists were in action south of the border on the 19th October;

  • British Selection Qualifier (Gateshead) u20 men's Foil - 1st Mark Legkovski
  • British Selection Qualifier (Gateshead) u20 women's Foil - 2nd Chloe Dickson, 5th Katie Smith, 31st Ailsa Morrison
  • Leeds Open - 1st Lisa McKenzie, 3rd= Catriona Sibert and Ruth Clarke

Congratulations to Bella Pickard

edinburgh fencing clubCongratulations to our new club member Bella Pickard for winning the under 15 sabre event  in Series 1 of Scottish Fencing’s qualifying competition to select a Scotland team to compete in The Challenge Wratislavia.  Poland next year.

Well done Bella and congratulations to Charlotte for silver.

Good weekend for the Women's Foilists...

Good weekend for the Women's Foilists...Saturday 7th September - Essex Open;

Just like the last major Open (the London Open in August) half of the last 8 were from EFC!

This time we also had a win with Catriona Sibert successfully defending the title she won last year. Also in the last 8 were Ruth, Chloe and Lisa. Katie was in the last 16 and Ailsa the last 32 (both eliminated by their EFC team mate).

Good Luck Chloe!

Edinburgh Fencing Club - Chole DicksonA few months ago Chloe Dickson was the runner-up in the Adam Smith College Sports Personality of the Year in the Kirkcaldy & Central Fife Sports Council Awards. At the same event she won the Fife Free Press Youth Award for sporting achievements.

In 11 days time it will be the Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards 2013, Chloe has been nominated for Sports Personality of the Year.

She's in the running with two other individuals.


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