Individual gold medal for Caitlin

hsb  Caitlin Chang.  (120127M3a)
hsb Caitlin Chang. (120127M3a)

HARROGATE fencer Caitlin Chang took another step on the road towards possible London 2012 qualfification this week,

The 18-year-old won an individual gold medal in the women’s epee event, at the U-20s Commonwealth Fencing Championship in Jersey.

She beat Rebecca Thomas in the semi-final before overcoming Amy Radford in the final to clinch her medal.

The Sheffield University student, who previously attended St Aidan’s, was hunting a double gold in the team event on Thursday.

She will fly to Doha later this month to continue her pursuit of a place on Team GB at the Olympics.