Congratulations to QUB’s Stephen Brown, who has placed 7th of 82 fencers at the U23 foil event in Mödling, Austria.
With victories over Wagner AUT, Di Martino ITA, Kralik SVK and Blahut CZE, Brown seeded 22nd for the tableau. He defeated Starc SLO 15-12 in the L64, Dobiasch AUT 15-6, and Srna CZE 15-12 to reach the last eight. Brown was knocked out by Italian junior Alberto Castiglioni.
Cedrik Serri defeated Benoit Hecher in an all-French final. Stephen Brown was the highest-placed fencer from outside France and Italy.