Home favourites Ryan Rousell and Pierre Mainville won the respective men’s sabre A and B Division events as action concluded today at the third leg of the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Montreal.
Rousell beat Japan’s Shintaro Kano 15-4 in A Division final at the Canadian city's Complexe sportif Claude-Robillard.
Mainville, meanwhile, defeated France’s Maxime Valet 15-9 in the B Division final.
The A Division bronze medals went the way of France’s Moez El Assine and Japan’s Naoki Yasu.
Rounding out the B Division podium were France’s Jerome Prevot and Japan’s Ryuji Onda.
In the women’s sabre A Division event, Hungary’s Amarilla Veres came out on top with a 15-4 win over Georgia’s Nino Tibiashvili.
The bronze medals were won by Veres' compatriot Eva Andrea Hajmasi and France’s Sabrina Poignet.
Georgia’s Irma Khetsuriani sealed victory in the women’s sabre B Division by overcoming Thailand’s Saysunee Jana 15-13.
Hungary’s Boglarka Mezo and Greece’s Kalliopi Loufaki shared the third step of the podium.
Also tasting victory today were the Polish trio of Norbert Calka, Grzegorz Lewonowski and Michal Nalewajek in the men’s épée team event.
They claimed a 45-42 win over France’s Gaëtan Charlot, Robert Citerne, Enzo Giorgi and Yohan Peter in the final.
Thailand’s Chaichan Jongjairak, Yuenyong Khanthithao and Visit Kingmanaw were the sole bronze medal-winning team.
The next leg of the 2018 IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup series is due to take place in Poland’s capital Warsaw from July 5 to 9.
The first leg was held in Hungarian city Eger in February.