Wheelchair fencing

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

  • 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

World Championships
EditionYearHostDates
12010 Paris12 - 20 November
22011 Catania8 - 15 October
32013 Budapest7 - 12 August
42015 Eger17 -24 September
52017 Rome6 -12 November
62019 Cheongju17 - 23 September
European Championships
EditionYearHostDates
12011 Sheffield13 - 19 July
22014 Strasbourg7 - 12 June
32016 Casale Monferrato17 - 22 May
42018 Terni17 - 23 September

See also

References

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