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Fencing Ireland sent five foilists to the FIE satellite in Copenhagen over the weekend.

The pools brought wins for David Alexander over Poppel SWE, Head GBR, Berggren SWE and Huovilainen FIN. He eliminated Billing GBR 15-8 before losing to Files CRO in the L32. He placed 25th of 87.

James Brosnan defeated Bruun DEN, Charra FRA, Persson SWE, Dula CAN in the pool, going on to knock out Alderman GBR for a place in the L32. Brosnan was knocked out 15-11 by Dascalu ROU, placing 26th, while the Romanian fencer went on to take bronze.

Nationals medallist Lachlan Sykes had no pool victories and placed 81st overall.


Victories over Mullins GBR, Joergensen DEN, Engelke SWE and Townsend GBR propelled Victoria Duxbury into the L32 as 9th seed. She took on Van Der Heijden NED and was knocked out 15-11 to place 18th of 57.

Lucy Taylor beat Kwok GBR, top seed Flores CHI, and Raudaskoski FIN to seed 31st. She faced Schreiber SWE for a place in the L32, but was knocked out 15-7, finishing in 36th place.

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