A 1st-year Advertising student takes part in the National University Fencing Championships
Francesc Balada Tohà, a 1st-year Advertising and Public Relations student at UIC Barcelona, represented our university at the National University Fencing Championships, which took place at the Polytechnic University of Madrid between 31 March and 2 April.
Francesc Balada, who classified for the final round of competition, was one of the 40 fencers from 35 universities vying for a medal.
An Advertising student, he began fencing at Llor at the age of seven and last year finished third in the Catalan team championships. Balada is also a fencing referee and has organised local competitions in this sporting discipline.