Wuxi to host 2018 World Fencing Championships

WUXI, China, July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2018 World Fencing Championships, featuring the world's top fencers competing in 12 individual and team events in epee, foil, and sabre, is to be held in Wuxi, Jiangsu province from July 19 to 27.

To date, roughly 2,000 athletes, coaches, and officials from 100 countries and regions across the world have registered for the event, making it the the highest level international athletic competition ever held in the city, Huang Haoran, Director of the Wuxi Sports Bureau, told a press conference held in Wuxi on July 9th.

Huang, also secretary general of the event's organizing committee, revealed that the Wuxi New Sports Stadium, the main venue for the competition, has been renovated in strict accordance with International Fencing Federation standards and final tests on the facilities and equipment will begin in July 10th.

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