Second International medal for Ben Andrews Espoo, Finland

Second International medal for Ben Andrews

Ben Andrews claimed a second international medal as part of the GB Mens Epee team in Espoo Finland.  The four strong team took another bronze medal after Italy  edged 44-41 in to the semi-finals, forcing GBR into a third place play-off against USA. Entering the final period with USA leading 40-39, Ben held his nerve and took victory for GBR.  British Fencing reported “Andrews anchored for Great Britain and dominated to take GBR 1 to a 45-42 victory.”  This second international medal in as many competitions respresents a significant game change for Brirish Fencing and is an indication of how young fencers likes Ben are having an impact on a world stage.