Fencing Grand Prix Moscow, 29-31 May 2015

On Friday 29 May the Russian Fencing Federation in cooperation with the FIE is organising the Men’s and Women’s individual sabre competitions in Moscow. With 436 days remaining before the  Olympic Games Rio 2016, 340 sabre fencers are about to compete at the last Fencing Grand Prix series of the season 2014-2015 on their road for the Olympic qualification. The official venues will welcome representatives from approximately 50 countries.

Competition venue

The Grand Prix Men and Women sabre individual competitions will take place in Moscow at the multipurpose sports complex "Druzhba" (24/5 Luzhnetskaya emb.). The Sports complex "Druzhba" is located at the embankment of the Moscow river, close to Vorobjevy Gory metro station and its shape looks like a starfish.

Competitions on different kind of sport have been held in this stadium such as futsal, volleyball, basketball, sport dance, rhythmic gymnastics and different disciplines of combat sport. Fencers are frequent athletes competing in the multifunctional sports complex "Druzhba". All the last "Moscow Sabre" tournaments were held in this stadium as well.

A Press conference were held yesterday 26th of May, with the President of Russian Fencing Federation Mr. Alexander Mikhailov and the head coach of Russian national team Ilgar Mammadov dedicated to the Fencing Grand Prix Moscow sabre. TASS agency.

Competition Schedule

Friday – May 29, 2015

  • 11h00 Men’s sabre - Preliminary competitions (Preliminary Hall) Pools - ED

Saturday – May 30, 2015

  • 09h00 Women’s sabre - Preliminary competitions (Preliminary Hall) Pools - ED
  • 14h00 Men’s sabre - Direct elimination T64- T16
  • 18h00 Men’s sabre – Opening Ceremony
  • 18h00 Men’s sabre- Final T8

Sunday – May 31, 2015

  • 12h00 Women’s sabre - Direct elimination T64- T16
  • 17h00 Women’s sabre – Final T8

Click  here for the official website of the Fencing Grand Prix Moscow sabre. 

You can watch the Live stream  here as well, highlights will be posted on Euronews.

Live Results of the Fencing Grand Prix Moscow sabre 2015 (Women & Men) will be posted  here.

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— FIE en (@fie_en) May 29, 2015

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