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Gemma Wright Ballester further promoted nationally to number 13 in Ireland

16 February 2017

Gemma Wright Ballester further promoted nationally to number 13 in Ireland

  Gemma Wright Ballester

Gemma Wright Ballester represented RCSI at the East of Ireland National Open held at UCD, which saw 184 participants over the weekend.  She had recently broken into the top 20 nationally in ranking but now has gained further promotion from this event to 13th in Ireland after knocking out her higher ranked opponent in her first DE.

  GWB

She had 3 victories in the two poules blocks in Women's Foil, primarily placing her at 21st at the competition. Her first DE match was against the 12th seed, which she knocked out after a 15-13 win advancing Gemma to the second DE match and gaining her bonus national points. Gemma was then pitted against the 4th seed, after a tough match she was knocked her out leading to her finishing 16th overall in Women's Foil at this event.