Wheelchair fencing

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Romain Noble (L) v Tian Jianquan (R) in the final of the épée A event in the 2013 World Fencing Championships

Wheelchair fencing is a version of fencing for athletes with a disability. Wheelchair fencing is governed by the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation that is a federation of the International Paralympic Committee, and is one of the sports in the Summer Paralympic Games. The Paralympic games take place every 4 years in different countries.

Classification[edit]

  • class A (athletes with full trunk movement and good balance)
  • class B (athletes with no leg movement and impaired trunk and balance functions)
  • class C (athletes with a disability in all four limbs, not included in the Paralympic games program)

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