Monthly Archives - March 2018

Results roundup

International fields in highlight

Leon Paul fencers had a busy international weekend as the older ones traveled to Budapest, Hungary to compete at one of the strongest senior competition of the season and the young fencers showed their performance in Wratislavia, Poland.
The big result were not coming this time but everyone had a great experience what we can use to build on for the next international trip.

Well done everyone who competed.

WESTEND Grand Prix – Budapest

Men’s epee
159. Satya Gunput, 161. Elliott Grover, 229. Chris Hay, 245. Daniel McGlade

Women’s epee
124. Hannah Nesbitt, 169. Isabel Di Tella

Challenge Wratislavia

U15 boys
8. Florin Mirica, 33. Louis Taiwo Williams 65. Levi Randall-Morgan, 119. Nicholas Grimshaw

U11 boys
33. Sameer Sunder – Rajan, 66. Cambell-Okolo Amani

U13 girls
31. Lauren Ryder-Garcia

U15 girls
131. Isabella Summers

LPJS – Durham

2. Sameer Sunder-Rajan, 3. Amani Campbell-Okolo

1. Omari Campbell-Okolo

Pentathlon – U19 European Cup – Sant Boi
3. Alex Bousfield (2. with team)

Snowy Gold from Canterbury

The weather wasn’t too kind last weekend but this was not stopping our fencers to travel to Canterbury and compete at Invicta Open.
97 fencers competed at the men’s and women’s category and Leon Paul Epee Club claimed 1x gold and 2x bronze medal.

Congratulations to the medalists and well done for everyone who competed.

Full results:

Men’s epee
1. Elliott Grover, 3. Boris Wong, 3. Idris Ali, 32. Graham Paul, 33. Sam Boyle, 35. Max Titmuss, 48. Watkins George, 49. Tom Storey, 50. Harris Makatsoris, 57. Kola Ayanwale, 63. Dylan Ballard. 68. Glenn Todd

Women’s epee
6. Nicola Hull, 12. Justine Geroudet

The Qualifiers & The Comeback kids

Leon Paul Fencing Center was the host venue last weekend for the Veteran European Team Championships and the Veteran World Championships qualifier. Many of our members and training partners competed for their space in the GB team. 

WE Cat 1:

1: Georgina Usher

2: Nicky Hull

WE Cat 2: 

5: Denise Silk

WE Cat 3:

DNF: Mariette Mason

WE Cat 4:

2: Janet Cooksey

WF Cat 1:

1: Nicky Hull

WF Cat 4:

1: Janet Cooksey

ME Cat 1:

6: Kola Ayanwale

ME Cat 2:

13: Glenn Todd

ME Cat 3:

2: Hugh Kernohan

ME Cat 4:

5: Graham Paul

MF Cat 4:

3: Graham Paul

MS Cat 2:

13: Glenn Todd

Congratulations for the medalist and well done for everyone who competed. 
London Region Championship – BYC qualifier 
There was another qualification event on the same weekend. London region had the selection for the British Youth Championship (5th-7th May).  Matthew Pallud claimed the gold medal. 
Congratulations Matthew!
A big come back –  Hertfordshire Senior County Championships
Mr Pete Eames is just recovering from his knee surgery but this was not stopping him to compete and win the Hertfordshire Senior County Championships. Pete won this title for 12th times!! What an achievement, Congratulations Pete!

Rugby Finalist

And finally, not fencing but Rugby.  Nick Grimshaw Jr was part of a nail-biting comeback as MGS beat Warwick in the Semi-final of the British Schools National Rugby Cup, 22-21, on Sunday afternoon.  Nick will have to now double up and fence the Public Schools Championships next Tuesday then hotfoot it over to Twickenham for the Rugby final on Wednesday. Good luck big guy!