20/04/2019- Para-Fencing


In July 2018 GB sent fencers to Warsaw for the Senior World Cup, and the Junior World Championships. 

It was a successful campaign with Dimitri Coutya picking up 2 gold medals in Cat B Epee and Foil, and Piers Gilliver collecting gold in Cat A Epee and bronze in Sabre. The men’s foil team of Piers, Dimitri, Josh Waddell and Ollie Lam-Watson took the silver medal, the first team medal in foil since Adam was a lad. 

There were also some good performances by the other fencers. Most notably Shah Rashid was placed 5th in the Cat B Sabre.

In the Junior World Championships Josh Waddell won a silver medal in the mixed nations epee team event.   

Dimitri with his two medals and two swords presented to the champions

Dimitri with his two medals and two swords presented to the champions

Piers getting his gold medal.Warsaw 2018

Piers getting his gold medal.

Team Silver for GBR Wheelchair fencers warsaw 2018

Team Silver

Shah Rashid on his way to a 5th place


This post was originally published on the British Disability Fencing website and has been replicated on the BF site, after BDF transferred responsibilities to BF in April 2022. 

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