Barnet fencers James Brosnan and Jessica Medhurst are travelling to Paris this weekend to compete in a top international competition.

They will be representing Great Britain at the Paris CEP Marathon, one of the toughest U15 competitions on the European circuit, attracting more than 400 foilists from around the world.

James and Jessica are members of Finchley Foil, and are coached by Polish fencing champion Maciej Wojtkowiak and Clare Halsted.

The club is dedicated to youth fencing and has a very successful record of developing strong fencers, including Olympian Richard Kruse.

Go to for more details about the club.