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The 2019 Veterans Winton cup was held at RAF Cosford with 10 regions competing in all 3 weapons.
The South East team was as follows:
Mens foil: Nick Mort, Nick Fihosy, Paul Baillache, Paul Veazey
Womens foil: Jane Clayton, Kate O’Connell, Gillian Worman
Mens epee: Simon Pink, Tim Buzwell, Will Miller, James Fleming-Fido
Womens epee: Nicola Hull, Marg Onyje, Mariette Mason
Mens sabre: Emmanuel Therond, Mo Mansoori, Barry Coulter
Womens sabre: Jacqui Esjame-Heath, Grace Coulter, Caroline Martin, Joanne Yeates
The team completed a clean sweep at this years event, convincingly beating all 9 regions and winning the coveted Winton cup for the 4th consecutive year.
This year also saw the individual weapon teams being awarded
Diane Austin, veteran fencer and dedicated SE Region administrator, died last weekend. For those who knew her, funeral details are available on request.
For many years, Diane was SE Region secretary. Agendas were always prepared and minutes diligently published.
Here’s a link to a picture of Diane refereeing youth fencers in the past.
In 2008, Diane was awarded a medal in recognition of her service to British Fencing.
Diane was active in veterans fencing. On one of many successful trips she took silver in the over 70’s category at the Toronto Commonwealth Games.