24/04/2023- Selection


GBR Men’s Epee squad selected for FIE Senior World Cup Istanbul, Turkey 2023.

Competition Date: 19th – 21st May 2023

Deadline to accept the invitation: 13:00 on, Friday the 28th April 2023

Competition details (Reglements)

Benjamin Andrews (Q)
Alec Brooke (Q)
Aurelio Calipa (D)
Joseph Choong (Q)
Matthew Cooper (Q)
William East (Q)
Elliott Grover (Q)
Calum Johnston (Q)
Owen Jordan (D)
James Odgers (D)
Billy Shepherd (Q)
Joseph Walmsley (D)
Isaac McKerr
James Russell
James Gowen
Mike MacLennan
Benjamin Andrews
William East
Alec Brooke
Matthew Cooper
Billy Shepherd
  • Q = Top 8 eligible fencers
  • D =  ADP discretionary selections


FIE Licence – you need a licence to compete
From 1st August 2022, 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.


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.

Accredited Personal Coaches
If you wish to apply to attend in the capacity of a personal coach you must register in advance with BF. Personal Coaches must apply for accreditation to each event using the following form. As a reminder, personal coaches must not coach against fellow GBR fencers during international competitions.

All coaches, including personal coaches, must be on the BF Coaching Register.

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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