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Gemma Wright Ballester represented RCSI at the Irish International event

09 January 2017

Gemma Wright Ballester, 2nd GEM, represented RCSI at the Irish Fencing Flagship International event; The Irish Open at Loughlinstown.


After a tough competition, Gemma eventually got knocked out 15-10 by the 6th seeding. She finished up 11th at this event and gained national ranking points, pushing her ranking up to 23rd in Ireland.

 Gemma Wright Ballester

Additionally, she has made the cut for a team, contributing as the lead female Foilest. We wish her the best of luck at the Trinity Cup Team Event next weekend, which will follow an Italian Relay format.