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GB SELECTION FOR SENIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016

14th June 2016

GB Fencers head to Torun, Poland for last major event ahead of Rio 2016

British Fencing today announced the athletes selected to represent Great Britain at the Senior European Fencing Championships to be held in Torun, Poland 20th - 25th June 2016.

The following athletes have been selected:-

Men's Foil Individual and Team

James-Andrew Davis

Laurence Halsted

Richard Kruse

Marcus Mepstead

Men's Sabre Individual

William Deary

James Honeybone

Curtis Miller

Jonathan Webb

Men's Sabre Team

William Deary

Curtis Miller

Kirk Slankard

Jonathan Webb

Speaking about the selections, British Fencing’s Performance Director, Alex Newton said; “For the Men’s Foil team, the Europeans is the final preparation competition before the Games in Rio and therefore we will be maximising this opportunity particularly in the Team event.  For men’s sabre this is another step on the journey towards developing a strong team with a real focus now turning to Tokyo in four years time.”

More information about the European Championships can be found on the official website.  The event also has a Facebook page , Twitter feed and an official hashtag, #EFCTorun2016.

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