The Italian Fencing Federation reveals the fencers for 2011 Universiade Shenzhen in China – Fencing Updates:
After the remarkable success during 2011 European Fencing Championships and 2011 World Military Games, the Italian Fencing Federation has now announced its squad for fencing in the 2011 Universiade Shenzhen that will be taken place from August 11 to August
23 in Shenzhen, China.
The Fencing game tournaments will be started on August 13 at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Centre in Shenzhen, China that will end on August 18. The Individual and Team events in both male and female categories of all three weapons will be conducted
during the Universiade Fencing tournaments. The Italian Fencing Federation has selected 24 male and female contestants for fencing in those events.
The following are the lists of the fencers for each individual category of Foil, Epee and Sabre weapon in both male and female.
The gold medallist Tommaso Lari, Foconi Alessio, Martino Minuto and Luca Simoncelli are announced as regular competitors for Men’s Foil events while Francesco Trani is reserved in case of any emergency. They all will be competing in the team events as well.
In Women’s Foil, Martina Batini, Valentina Cipriani, Benedetta Durando and Alice Volpi are regular competitors and Grass Carolina is reserved in case of emergency.
Michele Bino, Bruttini Lorenzo, Andrea Cipriani and Raphael Marzani are selected to fence in both Individual and Team events of Men’s Epee while
Brenda Briasco, Marta Ferrari, Marcia Muroni and Giulia Rizzi are selected to play in the Women’s Epee Individual and Team events. The Men’s Sabre contestants are Miracco Louis, Massimiliano Murolo, Stephen Sbragia and Marco Tricarico while Alberto
Pellegrini is reserved for emergency. Women’s Sabre participants are Rossella Gregorio, Loreta Gulotta, Lucretia Sinigaglia and Livia Ponds whereas Paola Guarneri is reserved. All these male and female Sabres nominates will fight in the Team events also.
Orazio Rinaldi will be sent in China as a Head of the Delegations and Daniele Giannini, Eugene Best, Joseph Costanzo and Dario Chiado are selected as the masters of Blue fencing squad. Dr. De Matti Adelaide will be doctor, Claudia Colasanti, the Physiotherapist
while Julius Chickpeas will be there to serve his team as Weapon Technician.
2011 Universiade Shenzhen is not only the Fencing event but it will be having 306 events with 22 sports.