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Gemma Wright Ballester jumps to 25th in the country.

11 May 2016

Gemma Wright Ballester jumps to 25th in Ireland.

Gemma BW - Fencing 4  

Gemma Wright Ballester, RCSI GEM 2nd year student, Irish Fencing National Championships in Dalkey.

Gemma took part in The Irish Fencing National Championships last week in Dalkey. 

She won one of her poules but was eventually knocked out (7-15) by the current number one in the country, finishing up in 7th place. She finishes the season with her ranking jumping up (from 36th) to 25th in the Ireland!

 Gemma WB - RCSI Maynooth

Earlier this year Gemma represented RCSI at the annual student Intervarsity competition in Maynooth. 11 universities competed over the weekend and Gemma placed 5th in women's foil, narrowly missing a medal after a tight match, half time 10-10, full time 11-15.