26/09/2011- Latest News

Final 2011 World Championship Team announced ahead of team preparation day

On Saturday 1st October, 2011, the majority of fencers and all of the support staff for the 2011 World Fencing Championships will get together for a final planning meeting ahead of their departure for Italy.

It was confirmed last week that those already selected will be joined by a full women’s foil team consisting of Anna Bentley, Martina Emmanuel, Natalia Sheppard and Sophie Troiano.


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Note for Editors

The full British Fencing team for the World Championships is:


Mens Epee confirmed as:

Jon Willis

(no team selected)


Women’s Epee Team confirmed as:

Corinna Lawrence

Sissi Albini

Jenny McGeever

Georgina Usher

Mary Cohen (reserve)


Mens Foil Team confirmed as:

Richard Kruse

Laurence Halsted

Jamie Kenber

Ed Jefferies

James Davis (reserve)


Womens Foil Team confirmed as:

Anna Bentley

Martina Emanuel

Natalia Sheppard

Sophie Troiano

Claire Bennett (reserve)


Men’s Sabre Team confirmed as:

James Honeybone

Alex O’Connell

(no team selected)


Women’s Sabre Team confirmed as:

Christall Nicholl

Sophie Williams

Louise Bond-Williams

Joanna Hutchison

Katherine Kempe (reserve)


For further information please contact Karim Bashir on 07855 252 546 or [email protected]. Catch Sport, working in partnership with British Fencing.

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