04/11/2021- Selection


Squad selection for the Senior Mens Foil World Cup in Dubai, UAE.

Competition Date:  17th – 19th December 2021

Deadline to accept the invitation:  Wednesday 10th November at 17:00

Competition details (Reglements): There are currently no reglements listed on the FIE website. Please keep checking FIE for the event details

Matthew Abrahams (D)
Kristjan Archer (D)
Jai Birch (Q)
Harry Bird (Q)
James-Andrew Davis (Q)
Dominic De Almeida (Q)
Cameron Evans (D)
Isaac Jolley (D)
Marcus Mepstead (Q)
Kamal Minott (Q)
Glen Ostacchini (Q)
Benjamin  Peggs (Q)
1- Connor Head
2- William Lonsdale
3- Joe Donaghue
4- Douggie Ashby
5- Rafael Rhys Pollitt
  • Q = Top 8 eligible fencers
  • D =  ADP discretionary selections
Marcus Mepstead
Kamal Minott
Benjamin  Peggs
James-Andrew Davis

FIE Licence – you need a licence to compete
From 1st August 2021, you must apply for the FIE licence through the British Fencing Membership Portal.

Please go to bf.sport80.com – log in using your membership login details; click on the Licences tab and follow the directions for an FIE licence.

Please make sure you have read the international travel notice and England, Scotland and Northern Ireland entry and exit requirements and rules for the UK there are no exemptions for competing as a GBR athlete. Please also make sure you are aware of the entry requirements and travel advice for the UAE.

Important Information
All selections are subject to possession of a British passport/certificate of British Citizenship.

A selection email from Sport80 will follow this post within 24 hours. Please note all places must be accepted within 48 hours of notification from the BF membership platform (Sport80) unless notified otherwise.
Sport80 instructions for accepting your place

All BF Codes of Conduct apply to athletes, parents, coaches and officials and attention are drawn in particular to the Code of Conduct for Youth Events.

Selection Queries?

If you have any queries regarding how the selection is made please ensure you have carefully read the selection policy that can be found here. This policy will also help you understand who you need to contact in the event you think there has been an error in rankings or applying the policy.

If you have any queries regarding why you have not been selected for a discretionary place you should speak to the ADP Lead Coach in your weapon. Please ensure that you have your Athlete Development Profile available and shared with the ADP Lead Coach in advance for that discussion. To book a discussion with an ADP Coach please email your Athlete Development Profile along with details regarding the specific selection you wish to discuss to [email protected].


The BF Appeal Policy and Procedure published here sets out the framework process that will be followed. Athletes have two (2) working days to submit their notices of appeal.

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