Bursa FIE Satelite Sabre 11-12 October 2014
Our Women's Sabre elite fencers participated in the FIE Satelite in Bursa from 11 to 12 October 2014. The FIE Satelite is one of our national ranking competitions and also one of the qualifying competitions for the SEA Games next June.
Ann and Ywen did very well, coming in 5th and 6th respectively. They were the only Singaporeans who made it into the top 8. Sharmaine was unlucky and finished just outside the top 8 in 9th position. Ann lost to 2013 World Junior Champion Alina Komashuck of Ukraine 9-15, while Ywen lost 9-15 to 2012 Olympian Sabina Mikina of Azerbaijan. Both matches were well-fought and the result was definitely encouraging.
Currently Ann Lee and Lau Ywen remain 1st and 2nd in the National Senior Rankings, with a World Ranking of 120th and 65th respectively.
This is the second National Ranking competition of the 2014/2015 season, with the next major event being the Commonwealth Championships from 10 to 15 November 2014.