The best fencers in the world have competed at their respective regional championships before they converge on the BOK Sports Hall in Budapest, Hungary for the 81st edition of the FIE’s Fencing World Championships to be held July 15 – 23. With only a couple of weeks before competition begins in the picturesque Hungarian capital, […]
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The world’s biggest fencing tournament has begun in Columbus, Ohio with more than 5,400 competitors expected to compete from 48 states and 20 different nationalities at the USA Fencing National Championships to be held between June 28 and July 7. Already the largest fencing tournament of its kind in the world, the 2019 National Championships, […]
Russia’s world number one sabre fencer, Sofya Velikaya, has won her home Grand Prix in Moscow for the fourth time in her career, while French veteran Bolade Apithy has won his first. The FIE’s final Grand Prix event of the season took place in Moscow over the weekend, resulting in a local favourite defending her […]
As of the beginning of April, the qualification season for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has begun! April 4th, 2020 is the finish line when the qualifications will be solidified. To kick things off, we’re again tapping the expertise of David Baker to set the table for the qualification season. Over the next year, we’ll be […]
Italy’s world number one Alessio Foconi has won his first Shanghai Foil Grand Prix gold at the weekend after three previous minor medals, while Russia’s indomitable Inna Deriglazova has defended her title from last year. World Champion Foconi defeated USA’s Nick Itkin by a solitary touch in the final bout, 15-14, having also defeated Itkin’s […]
Korea’s Injeong Choi has beaten the world number one and two ranked women’s epeeists on her way to gold at the women’s World Cup event in Dubai last weekend. In the team event, Poland were too good for the USA. Choi’s victory is her first international win since April 2013, and an improvement by two […]
China’s Yiwen Sun has continued her record of not having lost an international gold medal bout by winning the Cali Epee Grand Prix in Colombia last weekend. Joining her on the top step of the dais was Japan’s Kazuyasu Minobe, who won the men’s competition. China’s Yiwen Sun has won her fifth international gold and […]