Palace of Culture and Sport in Varna hosts 17th Veterans World Fencing Championships

1 Oct
2013

Today is the opening ceremony of the Veterans World Fencing Championships in Varna, Bulgaria. Over the next six days, this city on the Black Sea will host the most dedicated, passionate, and hard working group of competitive fencers on the planet.

The 17th Veterans World Fencing Championships will be organized by the Bulgarian Fencing Federation and Sports club Odesos 2008 with the support of the city of Varna, under the auspices and authority of the Fédération Internationale d’Escrime (FIE). Competitors have included Olympic and Senior World Champion gold medalists.

Fencing is a lifelong sport, and the Veteran World Championships reflect fencing’s ability to engage athletes of all ages. In 2013, the FIE celebrates its 100th birthday with the theme of “100 years of excellence and innovation.

Here is the complete program of the competition:

Final Program

Monday,30.09.13


12:00 – 20:00 h Equipment control and accreditation
16:30 h Meeting of DT
17:30 h Briefing of delegations
10:00-18:00 h Training as per announcement

Tuesday, 1.10.13

8:00 13:00 h Equipment control and accreditation
8:00-8:30 h Meeting of referees
14:00 19:00 h Equipment control
9:00 h Men’s epee (60-69)
9:00 h Men’s foil (70+)
11:30 h Ladies foil (70+)
13:00 h Ladies sabre (50-59)
18:00 h Opening ceremony
18:30 h Finals

Wednesday, 2.10.13

8:00 13:00 h Equipment control and accreditation
14:00 19:00 h Equipment control
9:00 h Men’s foil (50-59)
10:00 h Ladies epee (50-59)
13:00 h Men’s sabre (60-69)
18:00 h Finals

Thursday, 3.10.13

8:00 13:00 h Equipment control and accreditation
14:00 19:00 h Equipment control
9:00 h Men’s epee (70+)
10:00 h Men’s foil (60-69)
12:00 h Ladies epee (60-69)
13:00 h Ladies sabre (70+)
18:00 h Finals

Friday, 4.10.13

8:00 13:00 h Equipment control and accreditation
14:00 19:00 h Equipment control
9:00 h Men’s epee (50-59)
10:00 h Ladies foil (50-59)
13:00 h Ladies sabre (60-69)
18:00 h Finals

Saturday, 5.10.13

8:00 13:00 h Equipment control and accreditation
14:00 19:00 h Equipment control
9:00 h Ladies foil (60-69)
11:30 h Ladies epee (70+)
11:30 h Men’s sabre (50-59)
13:00 h Men’s sabre (70+)
18:00 h Finals
20:00 h Gala Dinner

Sunday, 6.10.13

8:00 – 10:00 h Equipment control
Times to be decided by the DT in Varna Team men’s epee
Team ladies epee
Team men’s foil
Team ladies foil
Team men’s sabre
Team ladies sabre
Times to be decided by the DT in Varna. Finals
16:30 h Closing ceremony

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