2016 Scottish, British Winners

Scottish, British Winners 2016

The season is not quite over yet but already we have had some great results worth celebrating. And if we have any more we can add these to what is already a long list of champions for 2016.

At the Senior British Championships winners were:

Men’s Epee      Calum Johnston  

Women’s Foil    Hannah Bryars 

You can read the full results and watch the gold medal matches here. Pictured below is Calum collecting his winner’s shield.

Other results at the Senior British Championships were:

Men’s Epee 3rd                Christopher Hay, Neil Tannock

Women’s Sabre 2nd          Sarah Jane Hampson

Women’s Sabre 3rd          Victoria Carson

Finishing in the last 8 were :

Men’s Foil                        Richard Kruse, Keith Cook

Women’s Foil                   Chloe Dickson, Katie Smith

Women’s Sabre                Kate Daykin, Jennifer Sancroft, Jess Corby


At the British Youth Championships several Scottish Fencers won their age groups. Champions for 2016 are:

Under 12 Girls Foil Champion                    Milenka Zadora

Under 18 Girls Foil Champion                    Mhairi McLaughlin

Under 15 Girls Sabre Champion                 Elsie Llewellyn

Under 18 Girls Sabre Champion                 Jess Corby

Under 12 Boys Foil Champion                    Jaimie Cook

Under 14 Boys Sabre Champion                 Rory McLellan

Other notable results in the British Youth Championships were:

Under 14 Boys Epee – 3rd Joe Donaghue

Under 10 Boys Foil – 2nd Callum Penman

Under 10 Girls Sabre - 2nd Lucia Paul

Under 10 Girls Sabre - 3rd Honor Paul

Last 8 finishers were:

Under 14 Girls Sabre           Rachael Lever

Under 14 Girls Epee            Rachael Lever

Under 16 Boys Epee            Alex Papadopolous

Under 18 Boys Foil              Alexander Jones

Under 16 Boys Sabre           Mark Alveres Peres, Sam McLellan


And at the British U23 Championships;

Gold - Women's Sabre - Kate Daykin

Silver - Women's Sabre - Jess Corby

Silver - Women's Foil - Ruth Clarke


Two of the six British Team Championships went to Scottish Clubs;

Women's Foil - Edinburgh Fencing Club

Women's Sabre - Salle Ossian


British Fencing have also recognised some Scots for their achievements in fencing:

Bert Bracewell was awarded a lifetime achievement award.

Keith Cook won the Innovation Award for his work in developing plastic fencing awards.

It is great to see Scots recognised for their contributions to fencing. Keith was able to accept his award in person at the British Fencing Championship Dinner earlier this year and is pictured below.


And in the Veteran European Fencing Team Championships congratulations go to Michelle Narey who along with her team mates won gold in the Ladies Sabre event.

And finally Good Luck to Richard Kruse, the London based Scot, who is beginning the countdown to competing in the Rio Olympics after several tough qualifications earlier in the year.


If you have any notable results you would like added to our “2016 -Hall of Fame” please email the office. (And if you have any photos you are happy for us to publish please send them too).