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)

Events[edit]

World Championships
Edition Year Host Dates
1 2010 France Paris 12 - 20 November
2 2011 Italy Catania 8 - 15 October
3 2013 Hungary Budapest 7 - 12 August
4 2015 Hungary Eger 17 -24 September
5 2017 Italy Rome 6 -12 November
6 2019 South Korea Cheongju 17 - 23 September
European Championships
Edition Year Host Dates
1 2011 United Kingdom Sheffield 13 - 19 July
2 2014 France Strasbourg 7 - 12 June
3 2016 Italy Casale Monferrato 17 - 22 May
4 2018 Italy Terni 17 - 23 September

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