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News - Wheelchair fencing
Vote now for the Allianz Athlete of the Month – July 2016
The public has until 10 August to vote for their favourite from the five candidates.
Sport week: Five wheelchair fencing storylines
The hottest rivalries, a teenager’s search for gold, a nation’s winning drought – here are the storylines to follow at Rio 2016.
Sport Week: Wheelchair fencers to watch for
Here are 13 fencers to follow when swords are drawn at Rio 2016.
Sport Week: Yee relies on experience, passion
Reigning Paralympic champion Yu Chui Yee is not anxious about the expectations heading into Rio.
Sport week: History of wheelchair fencing
The sport was developed by Sir Ludwig Gutmann, founder of the Paralympic Movement.
Sport week: Classification in wheelchair fencing
Athletes are allocated into two sport classes that depend on their trunk function since all fencers compete from a wheelchair.
Sport Week: Wheelchair fencing venue
Competitions can be watched at the new Youth Arena during the Rio 2016 Paralympics.
Sport Week: Intro to wheelchair fencing
This Para sport is one of the closest you can get to medieval combat.
Yu Chui Yee ends drought ahead of Rio 2016
The Hong Kong, China wheelchair fencing Paralympic champion captured gold at the World Cup in Warsaw.
Castro takes ‘last exam’ before Rio
Wheelchair fencing world champion Adrian Castro will compete in his final major competition before the Paralympics.
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