Laurence Halsted

Laurence Halsted


  • Date of Birth 22/05/1984
  • Born London


Fencing runs in the family for Laurence Halsted – his father Nick competed for Team GB at the Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games and his mother Clare competed at Montreal 1976.

The London-born fencer followed in his parents’ footsteps and turned out for Team GB at London 2012 in the men’s team foil event, losing to Italy in the quarter-final.

Halsted has three European Championship medals to his name and returned to the Olympic stage at Rio 2016 before retiring from competition and becoming performance director for the Danish Fencing Federation.

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