1st March 2017
Campbell Makes Plovdiv Podium as Gill Makes Top Eight
Cadet Women’s Foil – European Championships 2017
Yasmin Campbell picked up a bronze medal on day two of the Cadet & Junior European Championships as teammate Isabella Gill performed admirably to make the quarterfinals.
Campbell took five victories from six first round matches to make the round of 64 elimination draw. She then beat Schreiber (SWE) 15-5, Saveanu (ROU), Szabelska (POL) 11-6 and Castro (ESP) 15-7 to guarantee a medal. In the semi-finals she faced Marta Ricci (ITA) and lost 15-6.
Ricci went on to secure the title, beating teammate Martina Favaretto 15-9 in the final. Campbell shared the bronze medal position with Adelina Bikbulatova (RUS).
Isabella Gill also produced a great result to finish in the quarterfinals, losing 15-8 to the eventual silver medallist Favaretto.
Amy Home and Seville Babaeva were also in action for Great Britain and they made the round of 64 before being eliminated.