TOP THREE: Young sabre star

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - SPORT -

WYE pupil Gabi Tay­lor from Sheld­wich is mak­ing her mark in the test­ing sport of sabre fenc­ing witht he 11year-old cur­rently ranked third in the coun­try in her age group.

Gabi, who goes to Springrove School in Wye, qual­i­fied for the Bri­tish cham­pi­onships rep­re­sent­ing the South East af­ter a tough qual­i­fy­ing com­pe­ti­tion.

Then at Stoke on Trent she showed her class in the na­tion­als fin­ish­ing a su­perb third against older and big­ger girls in the Un­der-12 age group.

Gabi took up the sport af­ter a demon­stra­tion at her school and now trains reg­u­larlt with a club in Can­ter­bury.

In Marsh she has been in­vited to com­pete in Poland in a ju­nior in­ter­na­tional.

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Ris­ing young star Gabi Tay­lor

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