Anna Lee (Pembroke Fencing Club), Phillip Cripwell (DUFC), and Jonathan Burnside (Foyle Fencing) took part in the ‘Mémorial de Martinengo’ Junior World Cup at Bratislava, Slovakia.
In Junior Women’s Foil, Anna Lee was V3D3, defeating Rancurel FRA, Katz ISR and Don BEL in the pool. She seeded 88th of 149, easily passing the cut. In the L128 Lee was knocked out by Poltz HUN and finished in 94th place.
Phillip Cripwell suffered six defeats in the pool and placed 199th overall.
Jonathan Burnside competed in Men’s Épée and was V3D3 with victories over Mattson FIN, Kralev BUL and Sunaoglu TUR. Burnside also faced former cadet #1 Justin Yoo USA and brought him to priority in the pool. Passing the cut easily, he met Nilsson SWE in the L256 and lost 15-14. Burnside placed 154th of 278 fencers.
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