08/03/2023- Latest News


Allan Jay MBE, British five-time Olympic Foil and Epee fencer, and World Champion, has sadly passed away.

Allan Jay headshot smiling to camera
Image from International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame


Allan was a well known and respected member of the fencing community and will be greatly missed. On behalf of its members, BF extends deepest sympathies to his wife and family.

The funeral will be on Monday 20th March, 13:30 at the Yeovil Crematorium (Somerset BA20 2EJ).  Afterwards, everyone is welcome to join the family at Haselbury Mill (TA18 7NY).

Updated April 11th, 2023. Allan Jay’s full obituary can be read here.

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