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.