Surrey Sports Scholar wins British Fencing Championship
10 October 2012
The British Fencing Championship was won by University of Surrey’s Tonmeister student Liz Ng last weekend.
A total of 49 fencers battled to win the title of Women’s Foil National Champion, but Liz never looked like losing from the start. Ranked 3rd going into the knock out stage of the competition, she reached the semi-finals without serious difficulties.
The final battle against Ayesha Fihosy started slowly but had some unexpected turns for the Surrey fencer. Liz eventually managed to overcome her opponent, taking top spot in the national tournament.
Liz, who holds one of the University of Surrey' sport scholarships for the high performance students athletes, which allows her to enjoy all the benefits of exercise, fitness and sport while studying at the University.
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