Piers Gilliver topped the podium in Eger ©Youtube/IWAS

World champion Piers Gilliver triumphed on the final day of individual competitions at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Eger.

The British fencer eased through the early stages of the men’s category A epée competition at the Hotel Eger and Park.

His run to the gold medal match included a 15-2 quarter-final win over Ukraine’s Maksym Mahula, before beating Germany’s Maurice Schmidt 15-5.

Gilliver rounded off a superb series of performances by beating Russia’s Maxim Shaburov 15-9 in the final.

Bronze medals were awarded to Schmidt and Russia’s Artur Yusupov, after they were beaten in the semi-finals.

Poland’s Adrian Castro secured gold in the men’s sabre category B event.

Castro clinched a 15-11 victory over Greece’s Panagiotis Triantafyllou in the final.

Russia’s Alexander Kurzin took the first bronze medal after losing 15-13 to Triantafyllou in the semi-finals, while Hungary’s Istvan Tarjanyi won the second having fallen 15-5 against Castro.

There was a surprise result in the women’s foil category B event, with reigning world and Paralympic champion Beatrice Vio failing to reach the final.

The Italian star was beaten 15-13 by Thailand’s Jana Saysunee in the semi-finals.

Thailand’s Jana Saysunee won the women's foil category B event ©Youtube/IWAS
Thailand’s Jana Saysunee won the women's foil category B event ©Youtube/IWAS

Jana went on to beat Russia’s Viktoria Boykova 15-7 in the gold medal match.

Bronze medals were awarded to beaten semi-finalists Vio and Brazil’s Monica Santos.

Hong Kong’s Yu Chui Yee secured gold in the women’s foil category A competition, after winning the final 15-10 against Ukraine’s Nataliia Morkvych.

Russia’s Alena Evdokimova and Hungary’s Eva Andrea Hajmasi completed the podium.

The World Cup will conclude tomorrow with the men’s sabre and women’s foil team events.