While Keziah was at the Brit Cadets, 11 other BFC fencers travelled south to the 2013 East of Ireland Open at UCD in Dublin, where for a second time BFC members won 3 of the 8 available foil medals. Victoria was in impressive form and won gold in the WF, with Rachel taking bronze, while in the MF, Peter also won bronze. There were L8 finishes for Callum and Stephen and L16s for Jake, Alastair, Conor and David. Our junior fencers also had a good day, as along with Jake’s 15th, Theo and Emily both finished just outside the L16 at 17th and 18th. Full results below.
Women’s Foil – Victoria Duxbury 1st, Rachel Philpott 3rd, Emily Maginn 18th.
Men’s Foil – Peter Brown 3rd, Callum Bodels 5th, Stephen Brown 7th, David White 9th, Alastair Houldsworth 12th, Jake Bodels 15th, Conor McClenahan 16th, Theo Millar 17th.
Victoria and Rachel WF 1st and 3rd, Peter MF 3rd (with Maxton Milner).