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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM SELECTED

22nd May 2013

GB SELECTION FOR SENIOR EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013

British Fencing today announced the athletes selected to represent Great Britain at the Senior European Fencing Championships to be held in Zagreb, Croatia, 16th-21st June 2013.

The following athletes have been selected:-

Men's Foil Individual and Team

Richard Kruse

James Davis

Keith Cook

Marcus Mepstead

Women's Foil Individual

Sophie Troiano

Natalia Sheppard 

Women's Epee Individual

Corinna Lawrence

Men's Sabre Individual and Team

James Honeybone

Alex Crutchett

Soji Aiyenuro

Note: A fourth member of the sabre team will be announced soon but will not fence in the individual event.

Speaking about the selections, British Fencing’s Performance Director said; “It’s great to be able to announce the team and get the final preparations under way with the selected athletes.  The team is a good mix of experienced athletes and those who are attending their first senior major championship.  I have great confidence that all of the athletes selected will now do their utmost to maximise their performances at the championships”

The European Championships will be the first senior major event since the London Olympic Games.  More information about the event can be found on the official website.

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