Different venue – same result. Wheelchair fencing visited Japan for the second qualifying
competition, in a dress rehearsal for the main event in Tokyo in 2020. The event was well
attended and was a high profile occasion, reported on by a vast array of media.
Piers Gilliver showed his determination and consistency once more in a highly contested
category, taking the Gold medal in the Cat A Men’s Epee, and also making the L8 in the
Sabre. Dimitri Coutya, the ultra-consistent team mate took Bronze in both the Cat B Men’s
Epee and Foil.
Gemma Collis-McCann had a L16 $nish in the Cat A Women’s Epee, and Ollie Lam-Watson,
Josh Waddell and Mat Campbell-Hill all had L32 $nishes in their weapons.
The Men’s Foil Team finished in 6th place