By Nick Butler

fencing smallAugust 8 - Russia's Alexander Kuzyukov and Alexander Logutenko each won gold medals on the second day of the the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Fencing World Championships at the Syma Event and Congress Centre in Budapest. on a day dedicated entirely to the epee disciplines.

Three titles were available for men and two for women with the competitors divided into three classification categories based on disability levels: category-A for athletes with minimal disabilities, category-B athletes who have a more severe lower limb dysfunction and category-C for athletes with high level disabilities and limited hand function.

In addition to the two Russian victories, Chinese fencers also accounted for two gold medals to continue the nation's impressive form over the opening two days, while the final title went to Thailand.

Kuzyukov began the day of Chinese success by defeating the surprise finalist Amar Ali, from Iraqu, to win the category-B event while the two bronze medals were won by France's Maxime Valet and Hong Kong's Chik Sum Tam.

Logutenko earned his countries second victory in the final with a thrilling category-C victory by 12 points to 11 over American opponent Curtis Lovejoy.

Logutenko's compatriot, Sergey Barinov, won one bronze medal with the other going to Oleksiy Sundiyev of Ukraine.

epeeCompetitors battle it out in the epee discipline of day two of the World Wheelchair Fencing Championships in Budapest

Chinese dominance was restored in the category-A event when Tian Jianquan went one better than his sabre silver on day one, beating Romain Noble in the final – the same Frenchman who also finished in the runner's-up position at London 2012.

There was an all Chinese final in the women's category-A event when Rong Jing beat compatriot Wu Baili, yet arguably the most impressive performance of the day came courtesy of category-B winner Saysunee Jana, of Thailand, who defeated German opponent Simone Briese-Baetke 15-6 in a one-sided final.

The Championships are being held alongside the able-bodied Fencing World Championships in Budapest, which are due to run until Monday (August 12).

More than 160 fencers from 27 countries are taking part in the five day event which also includes epee and foil categories as well as team competitions for all three disciplines.