17/02/2022- Selection


BF announces the squad selected to compete at the Senior Mens World Cup in Budapest, Hungary 2022

Competition Date: 18th-20th March 2022

Deadline to accept the invitation: 13:00 on Wednesday, the 22nd February.

Competition details (Reglements):

Samuel ALLEN (D)
William DEARY (Q)
Zachary HAMILTON (Q)
Nicholas HOWES (Q)
Loek JANSSEN (D) – Declined
Joshua MAXWELL (Q) – declined
Ian HO (D) – declined
Brynmor SAUNDERS (Q)
Jonathan WEBB (D) – Declined
1- Olympios GOUGOULIAS – invited
2- Liam CROFT – invited
Team – Men
William DEARY
Nicholas HOWES
Joshua MAXWELL – declined
Barnaby HALLIWELL – invited
  • Q = Top 8 eligible fencers
  • D =  ADP discretionary selections

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 Poland.

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.

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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