GB fencers selected for Euros

22nd June 2011


22nd June 2011
With just 21 days to go until this year’s European Fencing Championships in Sheffield, final preparations are well under way.  By far the biggest international fencing event to be held in the UK in living memory, the event promises to be a fantastic prelude to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic fencing events. 

Over thirty delegations have submitted their entries, nearly 200 volunteers have registered, media accreditations have been submitted from all corners of Europe, and over half of the ticket allocation has been sold.

The Great Britain team has been selected and the fencers include:

MENS FOIL:
Selected team – R Kruse, L Halsted, E Jefferies, J Kenber
Reserve - J Davis
Coach - Ziemek Wojciechowski

WOMENS FOIL:
Selected team – M Emanuel, N Sheppard, A Bentley, C Bennett
Reserve – S Troiano
Coach - Maciej Wojtkowiak

MENS SABRE:
Selected team – A O’Connell, J Honeybone
Coach – Jon Salfield
 
WOMENS SABRE:
Selected Team – C Nicoll, J Hutchison, L Bond-Williams, S Williams
Reserve – K Kempe
Coach – Jon Salfield

MENS EPEE:
Selected team - J Willis
Coach – Alex Agrenich
 
WOMENS EPEE:
Selected team – C Lawrence, E Albini, M Cohen, G Usher
Reserve – H Lawrence
Coach – Alex Agrenich
 
Tickets are still available through the ticket office and spectators from all over Europe are welcomed.  Click here to go directly to the ticket office: http://www.arenaticketshop.co.uk/whats-on/european-fencing-championships/
 

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