Welcome to Evesham Fencing Club
Good News, Club Re Starts!
Evesham Fencing Club will be re opening after the Christmas holiday on Tuesday 11th January 2022 .
New members including beginner’s are always welcome
Our recent International medal winners Ed Norton and Sue Uff
Evesham Fencing Club extends an open invitation to everyone, beginner to expert, to come and try the Olympic and Paralympic Sport of Fencing with our expert and professional three weapon coach.
A friendly and inclusive Fencing club open to all aged 7+. The club welcomes beginners, experts and returning fencers. Training for the fencing element of Pentathlon is also provided.
Fencing competition start at under 9 and include veterans categories up to 70+ so it’s never to early, or too late, to start.
All the specialist equipment required can be provided, from basic safety kit to state of the art wireless scoring equipment.
Weekend 7th 8th March 2020
BUCS Modern Pentathlon Championships
Georgina Mitchell won the over all event finishing with 17 victories and 3 defeats in the fencing, and her team, Loughborough Uni Women’s, came second to Bath Men’s A.
British School Teams
Josh Mitchell and his team mates from King Edward’s Stratford finished 5th in the under 18 Epee
Weekend 29th February 1st March 2020 British Veterans Championships
Sue Uff 14th (top category 4) in the Foil
15th (top category 4) in the Epee
21st in the Sabre
Lubor Bystricky 44th in the Epee
Saturday 22nd February 2020 European Cadet Championships, Porec (CRO)
Florin Mirica 46th out of 133 in the Epee
Saturday 8th January 2020 Krakow (POL) European Cadet Circuit Epee
Josh Mitchell 85th out of 205.
Sunday 9th January 2020 West Midlands Senior Epee
Will Osborne 3h in the Men’s Epee
Sam Godbehere 3rd in the Men’s Epee
Both of these are qualifying results for the ‘2020 GB Cup’, well done lads.
Sunday 26th January 2020 West Midlands Epee Age Groups
Will Osborne 5th in the under 18’s
Josh Mitchell 6th in the under 18’s
Both of these are qualifying results for the ‘2020 British Youth Championship National Finals’, well done lads.
Romanian Cadet & Junior Championship National Championships
2nd Cadet Individual Epee
1st Cadet Team Epee
3rd Junior Individual Epee
Three events, one of each type of medal
Sue makes it into the papers!
Saturday 19th October 2020 Belgrade Cadet Epee (Serbia)
Occasional club attendee Florin Mirica took the bronze medal in the Boy’s epee at this European Circuit under 17 event. An excellent result in a field of 106 from 13 countries.
Well done Florin.
Thursday 10th October World Veterans Championship Le Caire (Egypt)
Sue Uff took the Silver medal in the 70+ women’s epee despite being seeded 10th after the pools.
She beat the higher seeded German 10-9 in the last 16, a French woman 10-7 in the last 8, an Australian 10-8 in the semi before going down by one hit to the number 1 seed (From Finland) in the final.
Well done Sue.
18th to 22nd September
Masters European Championships Budapest (Hun)
Ed Norton won gold in the 30+ section of this Pentathlon Event, getting best fence across the whole competition (only dropping 5 hits).
He also gets Gold in the team competition and Silver in the men’s relay event.
One trip, three medals, two gold. Well done Ed.
Dates for your Diary
Sunday 23rd January Epee Training Day King Edward’s School Birmingham
This is a training event in preparation for the West Midlands Age group Epee event a week later. Forms available from Nick Chapman
Sunday 30th January West Midlands Age Group Epee Packwood Hough School, Shropshire
This event is divided into under 10, 12, 14, 16, 18 with separate girls and boys events. it is also the qualifier for the 2022 British Youth Championships. Full information can be found at British Youth Championship Qualifiers 2022 – West Midlands Region Fencing (westmidlandsfencing.org.uk)
Keep your eye on this section even more events will be coming soon.