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Great Britain pick up men's team foil bronze at Europeans

Richard Kruse praised his compatriots’ determination after Great Britain claimed men’s foil team bronze at the 2013 European Fencing Championshi...

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Fencing medal hopes over for GB

Britain's last chance of a fencing medal came and went at the ExCeL - but how they gave it their best efforts against top seeds Italy.

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Fencers into quarter-finals

Britain's fencers appeared to have caught some of the feel-good factor as they reached the quarter-finals of the men's team foil at the ExCeL th...

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British fencing duo out of singles

Sophie Williams and Louise Bond-Williams could not change the story for Britain's fencing team at the ExCeL as both lost their opening contests....

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Male fencers crash out

British fencing had its biggest disappointment yet with a complete blow-out in the men's foil at the ExCeL on Tuesday morning.

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Medal Record

Baku 2015
  • 1 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
London 2012
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Beijing 2008
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Athens 2004
  • 0 Gold
  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

Kruse is a three-time Olympian who has won four European Championship medals during his career.

Having taken up the sport at the age of 10, Kruse made his international debut in 2001 winning European junior silver in the same year. By finishing eighth on his Olympic debut at Athens 2004, he achieved the best performance by a British fencer in 40 years.

He will be competing in the men’s foil at the 2015 European Games in Baku.