Will Deary

William Deary is a fencer

His weapon is sabre

He is regularly ranked Number No.1 in his age group.

William was won virtually every major GB sabre event for his age group in the UK since 2010 to date.
(in July 2016 he won the British Junior Championships for the 3rd year running.)

William represents Great Britain at U20 and as an adult.

In January 2016, he reached the last 64 in an adult international competition in Padoua, Italy, losing to Szilegy (the current Olympic champion).

In 2011, he won the GB/France International U15 (when only aged 13) - the first time ever won by GB in the 30+ years the event has been running.

Aspiration:

"To represent GB at the 2020 Olympics and to win gold."

William was nominated by the British Olympic Association to take part in the Olympic Ambition Programme 2016.

He attended the Olympics in Rio de Janiero, trained with the athletes and gained experience of an Olympic Games.
Further details are available from British Fencing HERE, and from the BOA HERE.


Awards:

William was awarded "Young Athlete of the Year" by British Fencing, on 18th April 2016.

In 2012, through British Fencing and SportsAid, William was awarded a bursary and a special recognition award from The Jaguar Academy of Sport.
(click HERE for more details)