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Commonwealth Bronze for Ruth Silverstone

Commonwealth Bronze for Ruth Silverstone

Ruth Silverstone today won the first medal for Wales in the Veteran catgeory, with Bronze in the individual epee.

Ruth was seeded 27 after the poules, having won 3 of her 6 bouts.  Ruth defeated Nanette Spencer (RSA) in the L64, 10:4.  This took her into the L32, where she defeated the number 8 seed, Melissa Yeung (AUS), with a score of 10:6.   Her oppenent in the L16 was Lisa Huzel (AUS), who she defeated 10:9.  In the L8, Ruth defeated Ingrid Heskett (ENG), 10:9, taking her into the medal positions.

Her semi-final opponent was Karen Laansoo (CAN), who defeated Ruth 10:9.

Full details can be found here: https://engarde-service.com/index.php?Organisme=savin&Event=cfc22&Compe=vwe&Page=clasfinal.htm

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