Posted by: webedit on Aug 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Cutting Edge Fencing’s Caroline Whitehead won a bronze medal in U-17 women’s sabre yesterday at the Commonwealth Championships in Newcastle England. The 16-year-old won 5 of 7 bouts in the preliminary round and was ranked 6th heading into the direct elimination rounds. Receiving a bye into the top 16, Whitehead went on to defeat fellow Canadian Laurie-Ann Lamothe from Montreal by a score of 15-10 and Erin Corcaran of Wales 15-9, before losing in the semi-finals to Elsie Llewellyn from Scotland. This is Whitehead’s first ever international medal. 


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