The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has announced the list of officials for the wheelchair fencing event at this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Wheelchair Fencing News
Promising wheelchair fencer Elke Lale van Achterberg has opted to switch allegiances from The Netherlands to Turkey.
A record turnout of 150 fencers have competed at India’s National Wheelchair Fencing Championships, with top men’s and women’s athletes from 13 states in action across the three days.
The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has announced the list of officials who have been selected for this year's Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
The International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has donated wheelchair fencing aprons to Uruguayan athletes in a bid to promote the sport in the country.
A Japanese National Championships showcasing both wheelchair and able-bodied fencing has been hailed as evidence of the growing profile of the Paralympic version of the sport ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games.
India’s Vibhas Sen has outlined his aim to secure a medal for his country at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, but believes more needs to be done to develop wheelchair fencing in the nation.
Italy’s Beatrice Vio ensured she finished the season unbeaten as she clinched the gold medal in the women’s foil category B event at the International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
The International Wheelchair & Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) has held a series of wheelchair fencing training courses in Sharjah om the United Arab Emirates, resulting in 27 new wheelchair fencing coaches, referees and classifiers from nine countries.
Wheelchair fencer Gabi Down of Britain, who competed for her nation at London 2012, has announced her retirement from the sport aged just 17 due to a persistent wrist injury.
A South Africa-based sports club is eyeing future international success in wheelchair fencing after introducing the sport to its 40 athletes in the town of Oudtshoorn.
Italy's Vittorio Loi, a three-time Paralympic gold medallist and a man known as the father of wheelchair fencing in Italy, has died in Rome at the age of 72, it has been announced.
Russia and Ukraine each scooped gold on the final day of action at the Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Eger, triumphing in the respective men's sabre and women's epee events.
France continued their superb form in the team events on the fifth day of action at the Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Eger, Hungary, edging Poland for men's epee gold.
Russia enjoyed a golden double on a day of individual foil action at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Eger, with Alexander Lugotenko and Ksenia Ovsyannikova claiming the corresponding male and female titles.