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4THESWORDJANUARY20154THESWORDJANUARY2015NewsNEWSHOSKYNSJAYINFIEHALLOFFAMEItwastomarkthe3CentennialthattheFIEestablishedtheFIEHalloFameinordertocelebratetheheroesoencingpastandpresentandpaytributetothemortheircontributionstothesportoencingthroughoutthecentury.BillHoskynsandAllanJayaretheonlyBritishencerstobeeaturedinthisanditisimportantthatthismomentshouldbeproperlyrecordedinTheSword.TheircitationsreadasollowsBillHoskynswasaBritishencerwhoappearedatsixOlympicGameswinningtwosilvermedalsin96and964.Hecompetedinallthreeweaponsdoingsointhe96and964OlympicsbuthewasespeciallyefectiveatepeewherehewasWorldChampionin98.HeisoneoonlyveencerstocompeteinatleastsixOlympicGames.AllanJaywastwiceOlympicsilvermedallistandseventimesOlympicandworldmedallist.HewasWorldChampionatoilin99andrunner-upatepee.HealsohadacareerinsportsadministrationinparticularasthehonorarylegaladvisortotheBritishFencingAssociationoryearsandGBseniorteammanageroryears.AttheFIEheservedontheScaleoVotesCommissionrom996to998andtheDisciplinaryPanelrom998to.HeattendedtheFIECongresssixtimes.CompletedetailsotheFIEHalloFamecanbeoundbyusingtheollowinglinkhttpswww.youtube.comwatchvuk8KIpOtEIGBMENSSABRERECEIVESCUTLERSAWARDCAMDENANDTRUROFENCINGCLUBSRECOGNISEDFOREFFORTSINDRIVINGFORWARDMENSSABREBritishFencingisdelightedtoannouncethatthisyeartheWorshipulCompanyoCutlershasinconjunctionwithBritishFencingawardedtheCutlersMedaltotheGBMensSabreSquad.TheawardisinrecognitionothehardworkandperormancesacrosstheweaponthataresultedintheinclusionoasabresquadontotheWorldClassProgrammeandbsawtheGBJuniorteamattainthplaceattherecentBudapestJuniorWorldCup.ThisGBJuniorTeamwasmadeupoJonathanWebbReubenAmsalemWilliamDearyandRaaelVanHofelen-allmembersotheWCPPodiumPotentialorTalentProgrammes.AlongsidetheMedalthetwoclubsthathavecontributedmosttoathletesontotheWorldClassProgrammeswilleachreceiveanawardCamdenFencingClubwillreceive4TruroFencingClub.OnreceivingtheawardsIanWilliamsspeakingonbehaloCamdenFencingClubsaidWeareverygrateultoCutlersorthisaward.TheseareexcitingtimesorBritishMensSabreandIwouldliketothankeverybodyinvolvedoralltheirhardworkanddedicationoveranumberoyears.JonSaleldoTruroFencingClubsaidWehaveshownthattwoercelycompetitiveclubscancometogetherundertheGBagandachievegreatsuccess.AlexNewtonPerormanceDirectorsaidIwaspleasedthattheWorshipulCompanyoCutlershasrecognisedtheefortsothesetwoclubsindevelopingthenextgenerationosabretalent.Welookorwardtoworkingwithboththeseclubstourtherourambitionstodelivermedalsontheworldstageatseniorandjuniorlevel.TheawardwaspresentedtoPatriciaAiyenurorepresentingCamdenFencingClubonSaturday8thNovemberatCutlersHall.NICHOLASWINTONHONOUREDSirNicholasWintonhasbeenhonouredbytheCzechsorsavingchildrenromtheNazisduringWW.Hewas9whenhearrangedtrainstotakethechildrenoutooccupiedCzechoslovakiaandorosteramiliestomeettheminLondon.The-year-oldwasgiventheOrderotheWhiteLionbytheCzechPresidentduringaceremonyatPragueCastle.InaspeechhethankedtheBritishpeoplewhogavethechildrenhomes.SirNicholassaidhewasdelightedthatsomanyothechildrenhehelpedwereabletoattendtheceremony.TheullarticleisavailableontheBBCNewswebsiteathttpwww.bbc.co.uknewsuk-9798434AnextremelykeenandwelldecoratedencerSirNicholasalongwithhisbrotherBobbydevisedthepopularregionalteameventknownastheWintonCup.Theystartedthetournamentin9asaseniorteameventandnowtherearealsoseparateeventsorcadetsandveterans.BritishFencingcongratulatesSirNicholasorthiswelldeservedhonour.SourceBBCNEWSWELLINGTONSCHOOLPUPILATTHECUTTINGEDGEOFFENCINGJADECLARKEWELLINGTONSCHOOLSNATIONALFENCINGCHAMPIONHASRECEIVEDAPRESTIGIOUSAWARD.Jade7wasinvitedtoLondontoreceiveanawardromTheWorshipulCompanyoCutlersorherachievementinwinningtheBritishCadetWomensFoilFencingChampionshipsthisyear.ShewasgivengrandstandseatoutsideStPaulstowatchTheLordMayorsShowandenjoyedlunchatTheCutlersHallwhereshesatbesideTheMaster.TheunorgettabledaywastoppedbyaspectacularreworksdisplayovertheThamesintheeveningandJadehadathoroughlyenjoyabletimesamplingthehospitalityothisancientandhistoricliveryhall.JadesencingcareerhasbeenmeteoricandshewillnowmoveuptotheUcategoryoencingwhichisagreatchallengeorthis7yearoldpupil.TheCutlersCompanyisoneothemostancientotheCityoLondonliverycompaniesandreceiveditsrstRoyalCharterromHenryVin46.ItsoriginsweretobeoundamongthecutlersworkinginthemedievalCityoLondoninCheapside.Itsunctionwastoprotecttheinterestsoitsmembersandattendtotheirwelare.OvertimetheemphasisshitedromimplementsowartocutleryandotherdomesticwaressuchasrazorsandscissorsandocourseoilsepeesandsabresTodaytheCompanycombinesthesecharitableendeavourswithmaintainingthetraditionsotheCityoLondonsupportingtheMayoraltypreservingtheCompanysHallandotherassetsorthebenetouturegenerations.JadeClarkeattheWorshipulCompanyoCutlers