SUSAN MARIA SICA WINS THE SENIOR BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2019

Susan Maria Sica won  the Senior  Epee British Champioships in London!

The athlete of the S.S. Lazio Scherma fencing club (Scuola di Scherma Emmanuele F.M. Emanuele ) obtained the gold medal in London and the title Epee Senior British Champion 2019.

13th April 2019 London, British Championships 2019 (photocredit@v.sica for lazioscherma)

A competition led perfectly; 6 victories in the and an excellent direct elimination.

Number 1 after poules, Susan skipped the first  bout and fenced  directly in the T32, against Sarah Spice 15/6,  Abigail Watkins 15/5 from Malvern Hills Sword FencingElsa Phillipson (Raf Fmencing Union) 15/4, Kerenza Bryson (Plymouth Fencing Club) 15/3.

The final agaist  Mary Cohen from Greater Manchester Fencing finished 15/12, with Susan’s victory.

13th April 2019 London, British Championships 2019 the winning hit (photocredit@v.sica for lazioscherma)

Mary Cohen is a well known name  in British fencing: three times British Champion (2007, 2011 and 2018), individual bronze in the 2014 Commonwealth games and gold in the team event in 2018…. Children’s doctor and finally daughter of a writer we know and love, Richard Cohen!

At the Palariccia Salle a copy of his book “By the sword”  is available for loan.  A  must read for all fencing fans!

13th April 2019 London, British Championships 2019 from the left Mary Cohen, Susan Maria Sica, Rachel Barnes, Kerenza Bryson (photocredit@v.sica for lazioscherma)

A great result for Tullio De Santis (Head Epee Coach) that launches this weapon on the international scene.

13th April 2019 London, British Championships 2019 (photocredit@v.sica for lazioscherma)