Kalpana Kalpana

Fencing at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics

Updated on
Share on FacebookTweet on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Dates  August 17–20
Fencing at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics
Venue  Nanjing International Expo Center

Fencing at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics was held from August 17 to August 20. The events took place at the Nanjing International Expo Center in Nanjing, China.

Contents

Qualification

Each National Olympic Committee (NOC) can enter a maximum of 6 competitors, 3 per each gender and 1 per each weapon. 60 places will be decided at the 2014 Cadet World Championships held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria from 3–12 April 2014. The top 4 European, top 2 American, top 2 Asian/Oceania and top African fencers from each event will qualify. Furthermore, the top 2 Oceania fencers and the top fencer from Africa, Americas, Asia and Europe across all events not yet qualified will also qualify. As hosts, China was given the maximum quota should they not qualify, but declined to use those extra spots and a further 12, 6 in each gender was initially given by the Tripartite Commission, but only nine spots were used.

To be eligible to participate at the Youth Olympics athletes must have been born between 1 January 1997 and 31 December 1999.

Schedule

The schedule was released by the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games Organizing Committee.

All times are CST (UTC+8)

References

Fencing at the 2014 Summer Youth Olympics Wikipedia


Similar Topics
Cold Comes the Night
Ilya Abayev
Bam Neely
Topics