Announcing the details of the event, Al Qasimi said this will be one of the biggest Asian Junior and Cadet Fencing Championships in history with a record number of fencers
representing Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Yemen, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam and the UAE.
This is a great opportunity to work with a Paralympic coach and fencer
to develop wheelchair fencing.
She came 16th out of 150 fencers
at that tournament.
In the final showdown, Kiryl Kirpichou of Belarus overcame Germany's Frederic Kindler to win the title with the German fencer
settling for the silver medal.
About 300 fencers
will gather at the Ellie Eaton Pavilion at the Claremont Showgrounds from as far as Iran, the Philippines, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong from today until August 30.
The game helps fencers
build accuracy, reflex ability and agility, balancing, precision, target achieving along with physical strength.
Homer won silver after defeating a Romanian fencer
in the semifinal round, pictured at right.
Was it only because he wanted me to become a great fencer
so that he would be seen as a great coach?
from the MK Fencing Academy hogged the limelight at the MKFA Epee Cup 2014 over the weekend.
Head coach Keith McCarthy said: "The facilities and fencing opportunities offered by LFC have allowed these fencers
to improve themselves whilst gaining valuable experience.
Like many families, the fencers
spend much of their day together once they're finished with their daily responsibilities.
reap the rewards of this history and combine it with the advantages of modern science, training methods, and sport theory.
The only target for this brand of fencing is the torso, ensuring safety, but also offering an offensive challenge, as the fencers
have a relatively small target.
We regularly host events in our academy and our fencers
enter local competitions in the UAE during the year.
Some attending hope to keep going for the full 24 hours and collect money to raise money for Help for Heroes and fencing development in the North East, supporting the new and talented local fencers