Swift Current fencers collect medals at provincial tournament

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The Swift Current Fencing Club members Courtlyn Hope and Karin Roen show off their joint Bronze medals from the Cadet Women's Foil event during the 75th Anniversary Sask Open, Provincial Fencing Championships held in Regina on March 8-9.

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The Swift Current Fencing Club took part in the Sask Open on March 8 and 9 in Regina. The yearly tournament stands as the Provincial Championships for fencing in the Province, and Swift Current fencing students had an incredible tournament.

In the U13 Foil Category, Courtlyn Hope took home the Provincial Championship, followed closely by Cort Cornelson and Alex Menun for a Swift Current sweep. Hope also took home a Bronze medal fencing above her age division in the Women's Division, sharing the podium with fellow Swift Current teammate Karin Roen, who also took home a Bronze in the division.

Sound results that were led by example in Coach Lisa Hagen who medaled in three divisions, taking Gold in the Masters division in Foil, a Silver medal in Senior Women's Foil, and a Bronze in Senior Women's Epee.

"I'm very proud of all my fencers," says Hagen. "They practice hard and it shows every time they step onto the piste."

Swift Current Fencing Club Results:

U13 Foil

1. Courtlyn Hope

2. Colt Cornelson

3. Alexander Menun

5. Jonathon Merkel

6. Laura Corrigal

9. Alex Friesen

10. Cecilia Barrington

Cadet Women's Foil

3. Karin Roen

3. Courtlyn Hope

Cadet Men's Foil

8. Anthony Merkel

10. Cole Anderson

Cadet Men's épée

9. Anthony Merkel

Junior Women's Foil

3. Karin Roen

Jr Men's Foil

5. Cole Anderson

9. Anthony Merkel

Sr Women's Foil

2. Lisa Hagen

5. Karin Roen

Sr Women's épée

3. Lisa Hagen

Master Foil

1. Lisa Hagen

Organizations: Swift Current Fencing Club

Geographic location: Swift Current

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