29/07/2021- Olympic Zone News


The latest newsletter from BVF is packed with great stories of Olympians and fun facts about past Olympics. Read stories and accounts from the fencers and volunteers who have joined in Olympics over the years, on and off the piste.

From BVF, “This newsletter is a celebration of our BVF members who have been involved in the Games as fencers, officials, and volunteers.”

The newsletter includes:

  • Olympians’ stories and accounts including Amanda Baxendale, Robert Bruniges, Richard Cohen, Clare Halsted, Ralph Johnson, Hugh Kernohan, Neal Mallett, Graham Paul, Richard (Rick) Phelps & Rob Phelps, and BF’s President Hilary Philbin.
  • Olympic facts and figures
  • Behind the scenes with Peter and Janet Huggins
  • Volunteering experiences at the London 2012 Olympics
  • There is also a special request for fundraising for member Caron Hale’s son


BVF: British Veterans Fencing runs veteran (40+) competitions including National Championships. They also manage selection and GB teams for European (40+) and World (50+) Championships.


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