Strong performance by Mansfield Fencing Club young epee fencers at the East Midlands BYC Qualifier, a qualifying competition for the national finals of the British Fencing Youth Championships, which will be held in Sheffield, on 29th April – 1st May 2017.
In the under 12 age group. Sebastian Sluja took the gold medal, with Maksymilian Palamar taking silver, to complete a Mansfield FC dominated podium. Oliver Harcourt finished 5th, after losing with team-mate Sebastian, and Oliver Golanowski finished 7th. Sebastian and Maksymilian will represent Mansfield Fencing Club at the National finals on the 29th of April.
In the under 16 group, Patryk Sroka followed Sebastian example and earned the second gold medal of the weekend for our club. Seeded second after the first round of pools, Patryk reached the final after beating Isaac Wilde 15-9 and James Morris-Wright 15-9. In the final act, a convincing 15-9 victory over Will Toon gave Patryk a gold medal and the pass for the national finals on the 30th of April. Finally, Patrick Carey finished 3rd in the under 18 group, joining his team mate for the finals in Sheffield
Well done guys!!!