Three fencers made the trip to the city of Wuxi (near Shanghai) for the 2018 World Championships. All three qualified by making it to the DEs at a World Cup during this season, and both of our foilists repeated the feat in China. Stephen Brown (Queen’s University Belfast / Grosvenor FC) earned the best result… Read more »
Posts Tagged: MIchalis Kirimlidis
Ireland had six fencers in Novi Sad this week for the European Fencing Championships. Team Ireland participated in four of the individual events and in the Men’s Team Foil. Men's Épée (104) Yannick Borel FRA claimed his third back-to-back European title in a 15-14 thriller against Nikolai Novosjolov EST. View full ME results >> Men's Épée… Read more »
This year saw a record turnout for the Viking Cup as 43 sabreurs travelled to Reykjavik. With three victories apiece in the pools, both Irish fencers met one of the eventual medallists and went out in the L32. Michael Jacob faced down Kennedy CAN, Gustavsson SWE and Pitura CAN, losing his L32 against Gelinas CAN… Read more »
Concluding the pool without victories, Michalis Kirimlidis placed 186th of 202 at Sabre de Wolodyjowski World Cup in Warsaw.
Although Michalis Kirimlidis got a victory on the board against Lopez of Puerto Rico, neither Irish fencer made it through the cut at the Trofeo Luxardo on February 2nd. Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) – 192 / 212 Michael Jacob (Shakespeare's Swords) – 201 / 212
Ireland is fielding a full squad at the Five Nations in Cardiff this weekend. Best of luck to each of our weapon teams! Men’s Epee Paddy Brennan, Tom O’Brien, Antoine O’Kelly, Dawid Kulka (Reserve: Geoffrey Corcoran) Women’s Epee Lucy Johnson, Anna-Lise Mion, Kate Coleman, Sorcha Mellon-Whelan (Reserve: Isabelle Clarke) Men’s Foil Conor Nagle, Philip Lee,… Read more »
oth Irish sabreurs at the Camden International concluded their pools with three victories, as Michael Jacob defeated Parr GBR, Leponis GBR and Levy-Bencheton FRA while Michalis Kirimlidis earned victories over GBR fencers Janssen, Potter, and Redshaw. Unfortunately the two were drawn against each other in the L64. Kirimlidis maintained his seeding to progress 15-13, then… Read more »
Belgian Fencing held the Flemish Open sabre satellite on Sunday. Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) recorded pool victories over Rapp GER, Redshaw GBR, Hoschna CZE and Bottecchia BEL. Kirimlidis earned a bye into L32, where he faced Rapp GER for a second time and was knocked out 15-10. He placed 22nd of 53. Michael Jacob had just… Read more »
After a pool victory over Pimenau NED, Michalis Kirimlidis (Salle Dublin) went out 15-8 to Guarnaccia ITA in the L32 at the SISTA sabre satellite in Amsterdam. He placed 28th of 38. Guarnaccia went on to take silver, losing the final 15-6 to his compatriot Francesco D’Armiento.