Ukraine claim double gold but Paralympic champion beaten at IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup

2018/7/9 12:58:40

Paralympic champion Andrii Demchuk [pictured] had to settle for bronze at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup ©Ukraine Paralympic Fencing Team/ Facebook 


By Nick Butler for Inside the Games website, July 7, 2018


Ukraine won two gold medals as action continued at the International Wheelchair Amputee and Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Warsaw.

It came on a day dominated largely by sabre competitions at the Polish capital’s Airport Hotel Okęcie.

Yevheniia Breus triumphed in the women's sabre A division with a 15-5 final victory over Hungary's Eva Andrea Hajmasi.

Ukraine's Nataliia Morkvych won a bronze medal along with Sabrina Poignet of France.

Serhii Shavkun then added the men's épée C spoils in the final event of the day.

He prevailed 15-5 against Latvia's Dmitrijs Valainis as United States' Curtis Lovejoy and Italy's William Russo claimed bronze medals. 

Li Hao of China won the gold medal in the men's sabre A class with a 15-9 final win over Edoardo Giordan of Italy.

Paralympic champion Andrii Demchuk of Ukraine took bronze with Great Britain's Piers Gilliver, winner of the épée A event yesterday.


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