Leon Paul Junior Series foil tournament - Jean Baptiste takes fencing gold

Published: 13 October, 2011

MORE than 200 foilists gathered at Acland Burghley School in Tufnell Park over the weekend as Camden Fencing Club hosted the Leon Paul Junior Series foil tournament.

There was glory for the home team in the boys’ under-9s category as Camden’s Jean Baptiste Baigneres (pictured) overcame a host of tricky opponents to clinch gold.

Team-mates Ben Stezaker and Jaques Baigneres also performed well as they scooped silver and bronze respectively in the boys’ under-11s event.

In the girls’ under-17s category Vedrana Koren and Summer Stephens also took podium places, winning silver and bronze medals respectively.