Wheelchair Fencers from 27 countries about to arrive in Budapest


Hungarian capital to host IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championships 2013

In little under a week 27 countries will compete at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Budapest Hungary.

Again held alongside the FIE event, the World Championships will be held at the Syma Event and Congress Centre located conveniently right outside the busiest part of town but still close enough to the city centre.

The centre boasts three multifunctional halls of different size. All of them are totally accessible and capable of transforming from being the venue of an old-timer automobile show to a tennis stadium overnight.

With the World Championship participant numbers gradually increasing year on year, the 2013 World Championships it set to see its highest number to date.

Russia and Poland will be providing the highest numbers of entries, closely followed by China, Hong Kong and USA.

Of course we wish every fencer good luck in what looks like being an exciting and thrilling event.