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British Team Selection

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. 

GBR World Team Selection and Results  - Livorno, Italy, Oct 2018

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

Llongyfarchiadau; Congratulations to the Welsh Veteran members of the GBR European Teams, Alkamaar, Holland, May 2018.

Llongyfarchiadau to the Welsh Veteran fencers who were part of the GBR European Grand Veterans Teams on your recent success at the European Veterans Team event, Alkamaar, Holland.

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.

Veteran World Championship 2017, Maribor, Slovenia.

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. 

Welsh Veterans results: Chiavari, Italy 2017; European Individual Championships, May 25th to 28th

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

Welsh Veterans fencing for GB at the Fencing World Championships 2016 in Stralsund

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


Welsh Veterans Selected for European Teams 2016 - ET16 

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

Welsh Veterans selected for the World Championships 2013.

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.

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