Ukrainian fencers won World Cup medals and Olympic licenses

Source : 112 Ukraine

The World Cup stages took place In Vancouver and Buenos Aires
14:19, 15 February 2016


Ukrainian fencers (men and women) have successfully completed their performances in the license selection for the XXXI Olympic Games which will take place in August in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), reported UNIAN.

Ukrainian fencer men's team ranked third at the World Cup stage in Vancouver. Current world champions defeated US and German teams on the way to the semifinals, but lost to Kazakhstan team in a step from the final.

Also our athletes took second place in the world ranking male fencer teams that provides them a ticket to the Games in Rio 2016.

Also earlier we informed that in 2015 Olympic campus were opened in Kyiv.

In turn, the Ukrainian female team took fourth place during the World Cup stage in Buenos Aires. With this result women rose to seventh place in the world ranking female fencer teams and also guaranteed themselves a ticket to Olympic Games 2016.

Related: Ukraine’s world of sports in 2015

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