|Well done to all our fencers who travelled to Newcastle upon Tyne to represent NZ at the Commonwealth Cadet and Junior Fencing Championships: Charlie Bioletti, James Butler, Peter Fish, Freddy Hopkins, Thomas Hoskin, Thomas Johnstone, Oliver Zou, James Harwood, Liam James, Louis Jennings, Isaac Rusholme Cobb, Ross Shepherd, Jess Gracie, Abby Reynolds, Sophia Tweddle, Amey Smith, Imogen Everett, Naomi Holland, Hannah Irwin, Lena Jacob and Chantelle May. Hope you all had a great experience. |
Thanks to our Manager Robert Gastaldo-Brac, and our two team coaches - Kyle Macdonald and Kate Brill, and all the parent helpers.
Three medals - Silver in Cadet Women's Foil (Lena Jacob), Bronze for the Cadet Women's Foil team (Jacob, May, Everett, Irwin, Holland), and another Bronze for Lena Jacob in the Junior Foil.
Lots of other great performances - 6th place for Isaac Rusholme Cobb in Junior Epee, top 8 for James Butler and Charlie Bioletti in Cadet Epee, 13th for Freddy Hopkins in Cadet Foil, 13th for Oliver Zou in Junior Foil, 15th for James Harwood in Junior Epee, and 11th for Chantelle May in Cadet Foil and 13th in the Junior foil. Also some near misses for many and exposure to some world class fencing.
Keep up the practice and enthusiasm, and looking forward to further successful tours in the near future!
AND Thanks to the parents for making it all possible. Feedback welcome to firstname.lastname@example.org