Members of the Welsh Veterans Fencing Association are selected on a regular basis to fence for the British Veterans Fencing Teams in European and World Championship competitions.
Places on the British Team are hotly contested and Welsh Veterans Fencing give our full support to those members who are selected for these events.
For the British Team events, the European Team, held every two years and the World Championships (annual) members have to meet the criteria set out by British Veterans Fencing (link)
Eligibility: Membership of BVF, FIE license.
Whilst for the European individual Championships, held every two years - on alternate years to the Teams) individuals may enter.
Be aware that these events are FIE sanctioned and as such are subject to the FIE rules reguarding kit.
Congratulations to the WVFA members who represented GBR in the Team and Individuals for the Worlds in Livorno, Italy, Oct 2018, acheiving the following results. Well done to all and TM, Gillian Aghajan.
MS Ind: Rob Penton Cat a: 45 and Carl Morris Cat b 11th, Both in Team event: 6th
ME Ind: Robin Davenport Cat c: 5th and Howard West Cat C: 9th. Team: 5th
WS ind: Pat Shepherd-Foster Cat C: 19th
WE Cat C 22nd & WF Cat C: 7th Ind: Margaret Myers
Margaret Myers,Grand Veterans Foil team, Silver
Carl Morris, Grand Veterans Sabre team, Bronze.
Howard West, Grand Veterans Epee team, Bronze.
A special mention to Gillian Aghajan, acting as GBR Team Manager.
Congratulations to the following Welsh Veterans who were selected to represent GBR in Maribor, Slovenia in October 2017.
ME: Robin Davenport, Individual Bronze, Cat C.
MS: Carl Morris, Team Bronze
WF & WE: Margaret Myers, Team Bronze WF
WS: Patricia Shepherd-Foster
Well done to you all.
Congratulations to the following Welsh Veteran fencers on their success at the Individual European Championships, Chiavari, Italy, under the Team Management of Gillian Aghajan.
Margaret Myers: 70+ WF: Bronze 70+ WE 7th
Carl Morris: 60-69 MS: 14th
Rob Phelps: 75+ ME: 5th
Rob Brooks: 60-69 ME: 72nd
Janet Baron: 60-69 WE: 34th
Congratulations to the following Welsh Veteran fencers who competed for GB at the World Championships, in October in Straslund, Germany, under the watchful eye of our own Gillian Aghajan as Team Manager.:
Robin Davenport (ME Cat C);7th
Rob Phelps(ME Cat C): 24th
Carl Morris(MS Cat B) 24th
Patricia Shepherd-Foster (WE & WS) Team Bronze in WS, placing 7th in the Individual Cat C WS and 20th in the individual WE
Congratulations to the following who have been selected to represent GBR at ET16 in Medway, Kent.
Team Manager: Gillian Aghajan
DT: Mike Robinson
Grand veterans Sabre: Pat Shephered-Foster
Veterans Sabre: Emma Waller
Grand Veterans Epee: Rob Phelps, Robin Davenport
Veterans Sabre: Carl Morris
Congratulations to all on a fantastic performance and to the following gaining medals at the event:
Pat Shepherd- Foster: Team Bronze- Grand veterans Sabre.
Emma Waller: Team Gold - Veterans Sabre
Congratulations to the following Welsh Veterans who have been slected to represent GB at the World Championships in Varna, Bulgaria in October 2013.
Robin Davenport ME Cat B,
Rob Phelps ME Cat C,
Carl Morris MS Cat B,
Maggie Myers WF Cat B.