The Singapore Cadet Fencing World Cup was held on 22-24 January with 125 fencers from 11 nations participating (Australia, Estonia, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, USA).
Congratulations to Wai Ling Chan and Julius Herzhoff of The Fencing Institute in Christchurch for their participation in Singapore. They were fresh from training in Hong Kong with their Fencing Institute club coach, Daniel Chan and an opportunity to also participate and experience the Hong Kong Age Group Championships.
The Singapore Cadet Fencing World Cup 22-24/01/2010
After the first round pools Wai Ling CHAN took on 16th seed Meirina KAMILAH PUTRI of Indonesia, winning 5-15, but then faced an on fire top seed WONG Liane Ye Ying, loosing 15-3 to take a final placing of 15th.
Julius Herzoff fencing in the menís foil had a bye after having a good pool round with three victories and two defeats to gain 11th seed and a bye into the first of the direct elimination tableau. However he then drew 6th seeded Joshua LIM of Singapore and was eliminated 9-15 to take a final placing of 11th. In the Menís Epee, Julius was seeded 8th after the pools and in a close DE bout at 14-13 to Thierry NG of Singapore Julius was unable to equalize. NG took the victory 15-13 and Julius had a final placing of 10th.
Wai Ling Chan: Hong Kong under 14 girls foil, 15th out of 37 Singapore Cadet World Cup, Women's Foil, 15th out of 23
Julius Herzhoff Hong Kong Under 17 Men's Epee, 8th out 37 Hong Kong Under 17 Men's Foil, 12th out of 23 Singapore Cadet World Cup Men's Epee, 10th out of 17 Singapore Cadet World Cup Men's Foil, 11th out of 26
MEDALISTS: MEN'S EPEE: 1 FONG Kiu (HKG) 2 NG Bernard Chi Ho (HKG) 3 CHENG Pak Hang (HKG) 3 LIM Wei Hao (SIN)
MEN'S FOIL: 1 OISHI Riki (JPN) 2 CHAN Howie Ho Yin (HKG) 3 MATSUYAMA Daisuke (JPN) 3 ONG Justin Xian Shi (SIN)
MEN'S SABRE: 1 LEU Clive Yi Yang (SIN) 2 FUNG Fang Ching (HKG) 3 CHINNAWAT Chatupon (THA) 3 WONG Tzer Chyuan (MAS)
WOMEN'S EPEE: 1 KONG Man Wai (HKG) 2 CHOI Natasha Erica (HKG) 3 CHU Ka Mong (HKG) 3 LIM Cheryl (SIN)
WOMEN'S FOIL: 1 TAKAHASHI Fuko (JPN) 2 ONOE Chihiro (JPN) 3 CHENG Valerie Hiu Wai (HKG) 3 LAI Ka Man (HKG)
WOMEN'S SABRE: 1 LIN Yi Chun (TPE) 2 KIMURA Marino (JPN) 3 WU Yi Chin (TPE) 3 YASUTOMI Yui (JPN)
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