The 2016 Novices Fencing Championships was held on 4th – 7th June 2016 at the OCBC Arena. Our Absolute Fencers achieved a total of four medals in the three events that they participated in.
In the Men’s Epee Individual event, Goh Zhen Ping emerged victorious over a total of 77 fencers to clinch the gold medal. His fellow schoolmate, Lee Lin De, achieved a bronze medal after losing to Zhen Ping in the semifinal round.
Yoo Zheng Xian was ranked 6th after the poules of the Men’s Foil Individual event. He went on to up-seed his higher-ranked opponents to bring home the bronze medal.
The SIM team made out of Yuen Zhi Ying, Goh Zhen Ping, Lee Lin De and See Benedict Kang Hui, did Absolute Fencing proud yet again in the Men’s Epee Team event. The boys dominated every team they met and achieved gold at the end of the day.