Double Commonwealth Medals for Fencer Ben Andrews

Ben Andrews became a Double Commonwealth Medalists at the Cadet and Junior Commonwealth Championships this week in Newcastle Upon Tyne, taking Team Silver days after securing Individual Silver medal.

Representing England in the Mens (U17) Individual Epee Squad, Ben traveled to Newcastle to competed in the championships which are held every three years. In the Team event GB fencer Ben competed with four 4 of his GB Teammates, this time fencing for the National England Squad. Benefiting from the ranking of the individual event the England Team got a bye into the direct elimination rounds. A victory in the semifinals over Scotland produced another England vs India final which resulted in a silver medal for Ben and his team.