Wheelchair Fencing

Chinese wheelchair fencers end year on high by dominating in Hong Kong

By Nick Butler

China continued their recent dominance by leading the way in Hong Kong at the Wheelchair Fencing Grand Prix ©Getty ImagesDecember 24 - China ended a dominant year in typically strong fashion by winning nine of the 13 available titles at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Fencing Grand Prix in Hong Kong.

Ukraine and Hong Kong take team titles at Wheelchair Fencing World Championships

By Nick Butler

fencing smlAugust 10 - Ukraine and Hong Kong broke the Chinese and Russian dominance on day four at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Fencing Championships at the Syma Event and Congress Centre in Budapest by each taking team event gold medals.

China take three titles at Wheelchair Fencing World Championships as Logutenko takes second gold

By Nick Butler

fenc small pic compressedAugust 9 - China continued to lead the way on day three of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) World Fencing Championships in Budapest as they won three of the four available titles, but Russia's Alexander Logutenko foiled their clean-sweep ambitions with his second gold medal of the week.

Double Russian gold on epee day at Wheelchair Fencing World Championships

By Nick Butler

fencing smallAugust 8 - Russia's Alexander Kuzyukov and Alexander Logutenko each won gold medals on the second day of the the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Fencing World Championships at the Syma Event and Congress Centre in Budapest. on a day dedicated entirely to the epee disciplines.

Chinese double foils opponents on day one at Wheelchair Fencing world champs

By Nick Butler

fencersAugust 7 - Chinese competitors took two gold medals in the foil and sabre categories on the opening day of the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Championships, as Hong Kong and Italy also secured titles at the Syma Event and Congress Centrein Budapest.

Four London 2012 Paralympians to lead US squad to Wheelchair Fencing World Championships

By James Crook

151460719July 24 - Four members of the United States Paralympic squad that competed at London 2012 head the roster of athletes chosen to compete at next month's Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Budapest.

Italian wheelchair fencing prodigy takes Paralympic Athlete of the Month crown for May

By James Crook

Beatrice VioJune 14 - Following successive Grand Prix victories, 16-year-old Italian wheelchair fencer Beatrice Vio has been named as the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athlete of the Month for May, after gaining 60 per cent of the public vote.

Wheelchair fencing star could quit after having £30,000 of equipment stolen

By Tom Degun

Adrian Derbyshire 1January 23 - British wheelchair fencing champion Adrian Derbyshire has claimed that his career could be bought to a premature end after burglars stole specialised fencing equipment from his home valued at around £30,000 ($47,590/€35,760).

Six new GB fencers join David Heaton in London 2012 squad

By David Gold

Wheelchair fencing_May_11May 11 - The British Paralympic Association (BPA) has named six debutants in their fencing squad competing at this summer's Paralympic Games in London.
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