China unveil fencing squad for Tokyo Olympics

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China will send a 15-member team to compete in nine fencing events at the Tokyo Olympics, with Olympic champion Xu Anqi and World Cup winner Sun Yiwen leading the squad as per the list unveiled by the International Fencing Federation on Tuesday.

Among the 15 fencers, nine will feature in both individual and team events, three will only compete in individual events, and the final three will take part in the team events with P cards.

Sun Yiwen (R) of China competes with Popescu Ana of Romania during the women's Individual Epee gold medal bout at the 7th International Military Sports Council (CISM) Military World Games in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, Oct. 19, 2019. Sun Yiwen won the gold medal. (Xinhua/Wang Peng)

12 fencing champions will be crowned during Tokyo 2020, which will be the first time that all categories of fencing events are included at an Olympic Games.


Women's Epee, Individual: Lin Sheng, Sun Yiwen, Zhu Mingye

Women's Epee, Team: Lin Sheng, Sun Yiwen, Zhu Mingye, Xu Anqi (P)

Men's Epee, Individual: Dong Chao, Lan Minghao, Wang Zijie

Men's Epee, Team: Dong Chao, Lan Minghao, Wang Zijie, Shi Gaofeng (P)

Women's Sabre, Individual: Qian Jiarui, Shao Yaqi, Yang Hengyu

Women's Sabre, Team: Qian Jiarui, Shao Yaqi, Yang Hengyu, Guo Yiqi (P)

Men's Sabre, Individual: Xu Yingming

Women's Foil, Individual: Chen Qingyuan

Men's Foil, Individual: Huang Mengkai

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