So the fencing season has started! At the beginning of September it was the UK School Games in Sheffield, although I didn’t do as well as I hoped, I still had a great experience there. Last weekend I had two competitions, in Stratford Upon Avon.
On Saturday it was an open so anyone from the age of 13 onwards can enter. I fenced really well and ended up 29th, I was put out in my DE by a Olympic Silver Medalist, so although I lost, I didn’t really mind!
But on Sunday it was the cadet competition, which is my age group (under 17) and it was really important to do well so I have a high ranking, so I have a better chance for being selected for International competitions, the Europeans and the Worlds. So with that in my head, I battled through and came 3rd overall. Meaning I’m so far 3rd in the Under 17 rankings.
This weekend I’ll be going to Bedford for a Junior competition which is Under 20 so it will be a lot harder but I still have to put my all in, as it has ranking points attached which go towards the cadet rankings aswell. Fingers crossed I’ll do really well!! :)