Fencing Club Christmas Party and Club Awards

The Club had a great Christmas party at the Loft this year. Despite a last minute change of venue due to the UTS crane incident, the party was well attended and a lot of fun.

The club also took this opportunity to present the Annual Awards – as follows:

2012 Beverley Chan Award for Outstanding Achievement – Chloe Esposito
2012 Frank Bartolillo Award for Best UTSFC fencer – Lishan Sung
2012 Melissa Yeung Award for Recognition of Service and  Achievement – Jeff Grey


Courtesy of Anna Fitzgerald

Courtesy of Anna Fitzgerald

Courtesy of Anna Fitzgerald

Australian University Games 2012 results




Congratulations to our UTS Fencing club members on their results at the recent AUG!


Men’s Foil


20th place: Chris McDonald
21st place: Christian Jansen
Men’s Epee
16th place: Chris McDonald
Men’s Novice Foil:
3rd place: Christian Jansen
8th place: Ali Syed
Women’s Novice Foil:
2nd place: Susan Shi




And here are the pics..




Fantastic Results for Club at the Australian National Championships – Gold medals for foil in Open Mens, Open Women’s and Veterans

Some of the great results for UTSFC from the recent Australian Championships held last week in Canberra:

Men’s National Champion in Foil: Edison Wei Ting Cai (UTS Fencing Club)
Women’s National Champion as well as Junior champion in Foil: Lishan Sung UTS Fencing Club)
Men’s National (and Oceania) Veteran’s Champion: Andrey Tyschenko (UTS Fencing Club)
Women’s National (and Oceania) Veteran’s Champion: Anna Slowizczek (UTS Fencing Club)

All of our fencers have done extraordinarly well, with successes across the board, particularly in foil – including individual and team results.

See photos from the event, as well as the AFF3 for the club teams in Perth earlier in August  here


Bronze medal for Chloe Esposito at Junior Modern Pentathlon World Champs

A big congratulations to club member Chloe Esposito on her bronze medal.  She has followed up the highest result ever by an Australian at the Olympics with the first ever podium finish for an Australian at a Junior or Senior World Championships in Modern Pentathlon.

Well done Chloe!  It is inspirational to see all your hard work pay off.

Congratulations to Chloe Esposito on 7th place at the London Olympic Games

Congratulations to club member Chloe Esposito on her achievement of 7th place  in the London 2012 Olympic Modern Pentathlon competition.

Chloe is the first Australian to finish with a top 10 placing  in the Olympics Modern Pentathlon competition. http://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/sport/a/-/other/14533954/esposito-finishes-7th-in-modern-pentathlon/

You can find out more about Chloe’s journey to London 2012 at http://chloe2012.adcu.com.au/chloes-story.html