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Sharp kids capture fencing medals

Sharp kids capture fencing medals

Fencing pic for webPHOTO: Sunshine Coast Fencing Club competitors swept the Y14 Foil medals at the TFA Youth Circuit Grand Final competition on June 1. Left to right – Fynn Mansbridge-Fafard (Gold), Landseer Enga (Silver), Mikaly Newton (Bronze) own the podium .

Sunshine Coast Fencing Club (SCFC) swept the medals in one division (Y14 Foil) and ran off with nine medals in all – four gold, one silver and four bronze – at the TFA Youth Circuit Grand Final competition in Coquitlam on Sunday, June 1.

The SCFC owned the podium in the Y14 foil competition, with Fynn Mansbridge-Fafard taking gold, Landseer Enga capturing silver, and Mikaly Newton walking off with bronze. Mansbridge-Fafard, the team’s top medal winner, also captured gold in the Cadet Foil division, and took home bronze in Cadet Epee.

Younger but every bit as intense, the Y12 epee division contenders also captured three medals: Gold for Caelan Meyer, and bronze for Landseer Enga and Dylan Stiles.

Dakota Stiles scored gold in the Cadet Epee contest.

Anyone interested in fencing is welcome to visit for information about club events, including the summer fencing camps to be held July 7 – 11 (pirate fencing camp for ages 5 – 7, and beginners’ introduction to fencing for ages 8 and over) and July 14 – 18 (advanced fencing.)

Heather Jeal



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