Wuxi News
2018 World Fencing championships opens in Wuxi
Release time:2018-07-23 Browse:

On July 22, the 2018 World Fencing championships opened in Wuxi. Representative teams and athletes from 109 countries and regions will challenge the highest honor of the world fencing sport to jointly demonstrate the charm and splendor of this ancient sport. Li Xiaomin, member of the Standing Committee of the CPC Jiangsu Provincial Committee and Secretary of the CPC Wuxi Municipal Committee, Vice Governor of Jiangsu Chen Xingying and Chairperson of the Chinese Fencing Association Wang Haibin attended the opening ceremony. Secretary General of the International Fencing Federation Emmanuel Kashidalis and Secretary of the Cycling Fencing Management Center of the General Administration of Sport of China Sun Weimin made speeches respectively. Acting Mayor of Wuxi Huang Qin presided over the ceremony.


Chen Xingying extended her welcome to friends and guests from all over the world in the speech, and expressed her gratitude to all friends who care about and support the 2018 World Fencing championships. She said that the event gathering together the world's best fencers is the fencing event with the highest level in the world. The successful holding of the event will further promote the popularization of fencing in China, promote international cultural and sports exchanges and promote the values of excellence, friendship and respect in sports. We will adhere to the concept of green, cultural and technological competition, set up a stage for friends from all countries and regions to exchange sports competitions and cultural and technological exchanges, and dedicate a grand sports event, cultural event and friendship event with Chinese characteristics and Jiangsu style to the world.

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