Three Irish foilists took part in the World Championships in Leipzig today.
Despite entering his pool as bottom seed, Conor Nagle (Munster Blades) took victories over Rizell SWE, Menkuer TUR and McGregor RSA. He went through to the tableau V3D3, losing 15-9 to Mayakan THA.
Brendan Cusack finished the pool V2D3 and also made the cut. He was knocked out 15-13 by Matoel ISR in the preliminary 128.
With a victory over Nita ROU, David Alexander (Nottingham Cavaliers) went out V1D5.
Final placings (of 158)
100th – Conor Nagle
111th – Brendan Cusack
136th – David Alexander