BEN ANDREWS

GB AND NATIONAL TEAM SELECTION

ACHIEVEMENTS + EXPERIENCE

GB TEAM SELECTION

GB Mens Epee Team (U20)

2018 - 2019

Ben moved into the under 20’s category in September 2018 and in his first British Championships he won the British Champion Title for the third time.

This remarkable achievement in the first of three years in this age group ensured GB Team selection for the two Worl Cups in Latvia and Luxembourg.

Strong performances at both World Cups secured Bens selection for the last World Cup of 2018 in Crete where Ben finished 12th out of 235 of the worlds top ranked fencers.  A significant boost to Bens international ranking saw Ben selected to individual and Team World Cup tournaments in Serbia and Switzerland.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS:
World Championships 2019:  Poland
GB Team-  Mens Epee – Individual (U20)
GB Team-  Mens Epee – Team (U20)

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS:
European Championships 2018:  Italy
GB Team-  Mens Epee – Individual (U20)
GB Team-  Mens Epee – Team (U20)

WORLD CUPS:
Basel, Switzerland: Feb 2019
Great Britain Team, (U20) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U20)Mens Epee, (Team)

Belgrade,  Serbia: Feb 2019
Great Britain Team, (U20) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U20)Mens Epee, (Team)

Heraklion, Crete, Greece: Dec 2018
Great Britain Team, (U20) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U20)Mens Epee, (Team)

Luxembourg: Nov 2018
Great Britain Team, (U20) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U20)Mens Epee, (Team)

Riga Latvia: Oct 2018
Great Britain Team, (U20) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U20)Mens Epee, (Team)

COMMONWEALTH SELECTION

National Team Section - Individual and Team

2018

Ben 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.

COMMONWEALTH CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Newcastle:  July 2018
England Squad – Individual  – Silver Medalist
England Squad – Team Event –  Silver Medalist

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Junior and Cadet European Championships 2018:  Sochi Russia
Individual GB Mens (U17) Epee
Mens(U17) Epee Team

GB TEAM SELECTION

GB Mens (U17) Epee Team

2017 - 2018

Following a successful season of European competitions Ben represented Great Britain at the European Championships in Sochi – Russia and at the World Championships in Verona – Italy.
Bens two highest results on the European Circuit during 2017-2018 were a 5th place in Turkey and as part of the GB Mens Epee Team in Copenhagen where Ben took 6th place.
Apart from the highest placed British Mens Epeeists at the European and World Championships [Junior and Cadet] for a second year,  Bens highlight of the year was taking Britains first International Team Medal in the Mens Epee (u17) category [on record] in Austria.  Ben then went on to secure a second Bronze Team Medal in Espoo Finland a few weeks later.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Junior and Cadet World Championships 2018:  Verona Italy
GB Mens (U17) Epee (Individual )

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Junior and Cadet European Championships 2018:  Sochi Russia
Individual GB Mens (U17) Epee
Mens(U17) Epee Team

EUROPEAN:
Klagenfurt, Austria, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U17)Mens Epee, (Team)

Espoo, Finland, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U17)Mens Epee, (Team)

Grenoble , France, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U17)Mens Epee, (Team)

Luxembourg, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U17)Mens Epee, (Team)

GB TEAM SELECTION

GB Mens (U17) Epee Team

2016 - 2017

Ben finished the 2016 – 2017 season by representing Great Britain at the Junior and Cadet European Championships in March and the Junior and Cadet World Championship a month later in April.

Highest place British Cadet Epeeist at both Championships Ben finished 19th in the Europeans and a top 16 finish at the Worlds.  This followed a run of successful top 32 finished at international competitions in Austria (26th place), France (24th place) and Luxembourg (29th place)

One of the highlights was a top 16 finish in Copenhagen where Ben knocked out the European No I, Italian fencer, Leone Franceco.

 

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Junior and Cadet World Championships 2017:  Bulgaria
GB Mens (U17) Epee (Individual )
Lead Mens Epeeist in the GB Mixed Team Mixed Weapon competition

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Junior and Cadet European Championships 2017:  Bulgaria
Individual GB Mens (U17) Epee
Mens(U17) Epee Team

EUROPEAN:
Luxembourg, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)

Copenhagen, Denmark, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)

Grenoble , France, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)

Klagenfurt, Austria, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)
Great Britain Team, (U17)Mens Epee, (Team)

GB TEAM SELECTION

GB Mens (U17) Epee Team

2015 - 2016

Bens debut representing Great Britain was in November 2015 in Copenhagen where he got a top 32 finish in his first international, the second highest GB Cadet in the individual event and was a member of the highest placed British Mixed Team of four fencers finishing 6th over all.

EUROPEAN:
Copenhagen, Denmark, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)

Bratislava, European Fencing Circuit:
Great Britain Team, (U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)

ENGLAND TEAM SELECTION

England Boys Epee Team

2014, 2015, 2016

Ben was selected to represent England at the annual Challenge Wratislava Tournament in Poland for three consecutive years, after qualifying at National Leon Paul Junior Series and Elite Epee competition and at the English Youth Championships

EUROPEAN:
2016 – Challenge Wratislava, Wroclaw Poland:
England Team, (U15) Epee, (Individual)

2015 – Challenge Wratislava, Wroclaw Poland:
England Team, (U15) Epee, (Individual)

2014 – Challenge Wratislava, Wroclaw Poland:
England Team, (U13) Epee, (Individual)

ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

Independent

2015

Ben traveled to Poland and Austria to gain international experience.  At the age of 14 Ben competed in the Senior World Series Satellite Dublin where he finished 23rd.

WORLD:
Senior World Series Satellite Dublin 2015:
Senior Mens Epee, (Individual 23rd)

EUROPEAN:
European Cadet Circuit 2015 Klagenfurt, Austria:
(U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)
(U17) Mens Epee, (Team)

European Cadet Circuit 2015 Krakow, Poland:
(U17) Mens Epee, (Individual)

Cadet and Junior

World Championships

Bulgaria 2017

'GOLD FOR BEN ANDREWS AT BRITISH YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS'

Andrews overcame the country’s best young talent at the three-day championships held at the English Institute for Sport in Sheffield.
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