Finnula Mageras, a US-based junior foilist, got her international career for Ireland off to a flying start.
Competing at the senior world cup in Algiers, Mageras progressed to the tableau and overturned Lin HKG 15-10. She was knocked out by Samsonova RUS and placed 94th of 135.
- Finnula Mageras (Notre Dame Fencing) – 94 / 135
Making the cut at a Senior World Cup, Mageras has now qualified to fence for Ireland at the senior European Championships and World Championships.