UTS Fencing Club members performed well again at the national championships with a number of medal placings as well as strong individual performances. Our fencers also put in outstanding efforts in the NSW Team selections including gold medal performances.

The complete list of results can be found below:

2013 AFC National Championships
Open Men’s Epee
20th place: Lachlan Fitzgerald
25th place: Nick Topfer
38th place: Oscar Hargreaves
=55th place: David Jin
=67th place: Ian Powell
69th place: Alex Mei

Open Women’s Epee
13th place: Elizabeth Duff
=19th place: Melissa Yeung
22nd place: Chloe Esposito
28th place: Emily Principe
=29th place: Anna Slowiaczek
32nd place: Julie Seggie

Open Men’s Foil
Silver: Edison Weiting Cai
24th place: Alex Mei
=36th place: Andrey Tyshchenko
39th place: Richard Purdie
45th place: Alex Kennedy

Open Women’s Foil
5th place: Lishan Sung
16th place: Anna Slowiaczek

Open Women’s Sabre
Silver : Cheryl Chan
15th place: Min Du

Veteran Men’s Epee
9th place: Duncan Fairweather
15th place: Rowan Turner

Veteran Women’s Epee
Silver: Julie Seggie
Bronze: Anna Slowiaczek

Veteran Men’s Foil
Gold: Andre Tyshchenko
Bronze: Philip Aitchison
5th place: Rowan Turner
7th place: Michael Prince

Veteran Women’s Foil
=3rd place: Anna Slowiaczek
6th place: Julie Seggie

NSW Team Selection at 2013 AFC National Championships
Open Men’s Foil Team
Edison Cai (New South Wales A) – Gold
Alex Mei (New South Wales B) – Bronze
Open Women’s Foil Team
Lishan Sung (New South Wales A) – Gold
Open Women’s Epee Team
Elizabeth Duff, Melissa Yeung (New South Wales A) – Bronze
Chloe Esposito, Anna Slowiaczek (New South Wales B) – 6th place
Open Men’s Epee Team
Lachlan Fitzgerald (New South Wales B) – 7th place
Open Women’s Sabre Team
Cheryl Chan (New South Wales A) – Gold