DOHA, December 06, 2014 – The competition of the prestigious Qatar 2014 Fencing Grand Prix (Epee Weapon) kicked off at Aspire Zone on Friday amid the participation of world fencing stars.
In Friday’s opening round, fencers showed impressive performance in the Men’s single where all top ranked-players cruised their way into the 64th round. Seven players are representing Qatar in the first day competitions.
The opening round competitions will be completed on Saturday, in coincidence with the kick of the competitions of women in Epee single event.
In a press release on Friday, Qatar Fencing Federation President, Mr. Saleh Amer Al Homaidi lauded the fencers performance in the opening day, described the event as one of the most significant rounds of FIE in the world.
The Qatar Fencing Federation (QFF) has been organizing the Grand Prix since 2005 under the supervision of the Federation Internationale D’Escrime (FIE).