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BRITISH FENCING ADD TO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM SELECTION

8th September 2011

The British Fencing team for the World Championships in Catania, Italy, in October has been extended to include JON WILLIS (Men’s Epee, individual) and a WOMENS' EPEE TEAM of Corinna Lawrence, Sissi Albini, Jenny McGeever and Georgina Usher. 

The enlarged team follows the recommendations of a British Fencing Appeal Panel, accepted tonight at a meeting of Performance Manager Alex Newton with the British Fencing International Committee.  

This British Fencing team will endeavour to kick start the new British Fencing "3G strategy" by winning the first medals along the road to Olympic Golds in London next year and at the Rio Games in 2016.

 

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Note for Editors

The full British Fencing team for the World Championships is:

Men's foil team as Richard Kruse, Laurence Halsted, Jamie Kenber and Ed Jefferies.  James Davis as the reserve.

Women's sabre team as Sophie Williams, Chrystall Nicoll, Louise Bond-Williams and Joanna Hutchison.  Katherine Kempe as the reserve.

Men's Sabre: James Honeybone and Alex O'Connell

The women's foil team will be announced at a later date.


For any queries, please contact Alex Newton, British Fencing Performance Manager.

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