Gold rush for fencing academy at county championships

PDFA county championships 2016 medal winners

PDFA county championships 2016 medal winners - Credit: Archant

Paul Davis Fencing Academy were celebrating after a huge haul of medals at the Hertfordshire Fencing Senior County Championships.

The St Albans-based club sent 15 fencers to the event at the Hertfordshire Sports Village, coming away with an impressive 13 medals, including six gold.

Davis himself led the way with gold’s in the Men’s Sabre and Foil, while Lisa Clews, Seb Lu, Meghan Pick and Scott Hawthorne also made the top step of the podium.

It meant the club finished top of the medal rankings for the second year running.

A spokeswoman for the club said: “On the day there was a fantastic team spirit and camaraderie, the fencers and coaches supported their teammates by cheering each other on all the way to the finals.

“And the results speak for themselves.”

Results for Team PDFA

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Ladies Novice Foil

GOLD – Lisa Clews

Men’s Novice Foil

GOLD– Seb Lu

SILVER – Bradley West

Men’s Novice Sabre

GOLD – Scott Hawthorne

Ladies Sabre

GOLD – Meghan Pick

BRONZE – Anna Dunham

Men’s Sabre

GOLD – Paul Davis

SILVER – Nick Cavaciuti

BRONZE – Luke Barbour

Men’s Foil

GOLD – Paul Davis

SILVER – Owen Grosvenor

BRONZE – Andy Docherty

Ladies Foil

SILVER – Lisa Clews

Other fencers achieved very good final places, but missed out on medals; Oscar Hill, Ceaser Chang, Kryiacos Karouzis and Callum Price.