Kyoto World Cup – the second qualifying competition for the Paralympic Games Tokyo2020

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Gilliver and Coutya Deliver Again

Different venue – same result. Wheelchair fencing visited Japan for the second qualifyingcompetition, in a dress rehearsal for the main event in Tokyo in 2020. The event was wellattended 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 contestedcategory, taking the Gold medal in the Cat A Men’s Epee, and also making the L8 in theSabre. Dimitri Coutya, the ultra-consistent team mate took Bronze in both the Cat B Men’sEpee 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