IWAS releases 2017 wheelchair fencing schedule

The new wheelchair fencing season will feature five World Cups. 22 Oct 2016
Wheelchair Fencing icon - Rio 2016

Wheelchair fencing at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

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The International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation has confirmed their competition schedule for 2017.

Five wheelchair fencing World Cups will take place, with the season scheduled to open on 15 February in Eger, Hungary. The series will travel to Stadskanaal, Netherlands; Warsaw, Poland; and then Atlanta, USA, before wrapping up on 17-19 November in Pisa, Italy.

This will be the first time a World Cup event will be held in the USA.

The complete 2017 IWAS Wheelchair Fencing competition schedule can be found on the IWAS’ website.