26/04/2021- GBR

Senior European Championships 2021 Selections

BF announces the athletes selected to represent GBR at the Senior European Championships 2021

Selections for the upcoming Senior European Championships have been made according to the criteria published in the Board approved Senior European Championships Selection Policy.

These are now published (subject to the result of appeals).

All selections are subject to athlete’s fitness and provision of a suitable training and competition plan up to the event.


Athletes selected (listed alphabetically by surname):

Epee – Women

  • Danielle Lawson
  • Alex Powell
  • Susan Sica
  • Katrina Smith-Taylor


Epee – Men

  • Ben Andrews
  • Elliot Grover
  • Phil Marsh
  • Paul Sanchez-Lethem


Foil – Women

  • Kate Beardmore
  • Yasmin Campbell
  • Carolina Stutchbury
  • Teagan Williams-Stewart


Foil – Men

  • James-Andrew Davis
  • Marcus Mepstead
  • Kamal Minott
  • Ben Peggs


Sabre – Women

  • Kate Daykin
  • Maria Chart
  • Jess Corby
  • Caitlin Maxwell


Sabre – Men

  • Will Deary
  • Barnaby Halliwell (individual only*)
  • Zach Hamilton (individual only*)
  • James Honeybone (team only)
  • JJ Webb

(*4th team place will be selected at the event)



Selection Panel:

The selection decision was made by the ADP GBR Selection Panel  according to the process laid out in the Selection Policy. The members of the panel were:

  • Steve Kemp – Chair
  • Johnny Davis – Head of Olympic Team
  • Chris Galesloot – Foil recommendations
  • Jon Salfield – Sabre recommendations
  • Patricia Aiyenuro – GBR Selection Panel Rep
  • Lindsay Bottoms – GBR Selection Panel Rep
  • Anna Bentley-Ward – GBR Selection Panel Rep
  • Clare Halsted – Independent Board Member
  • Dusty Miller – Independent observer
  • Ian Lichfield – Epee recommendations, data and insight
  • Rob Cawdron – Minutes, data and insight (stand in 2)

The panel met on 21st April 2021.



The BF Appeal Policy and Procedure published here sets out the framework process that will be followed. Athletes have 2 working days to submit their notices of appeal.


Date of Event:

In light of the ongoing uncertainty in relation to the hosting of the event, athletes will not be asked to accept selection until BF receive the invitation letter from the EFC. However, all selected athletes are expected to continue training for international level competition and provide BF with copies of their training plans. BF reserves the right to de-select any athlete that is unable to maintain and evidence a satisfactory level of fitness or training in accordance with the eligibility criteria within the Selection Policy,

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