Monday, June 25, 2012
Havana.- Cuba will host the World Fencing Cup Villa de La Habana in women’s and men’s foil, both in single and team competitions.
According to organizers, 84 fencers from 17 countries are expected to participate and the United States, France and Italy will send the largest teams with twelve fencers each.
Likewise, the list of participating countries include Brazil, China and Cuba with seven; Canada (five), Costa Rica and Poland (four); Colombia and Mexico (three); as well as Puerto Rico, Lebanon and South Korea.
The first seven teams at the latest World Championship: China, France, Germany, Poland, Russia and Italy, will have the opportunity to compete again.
The tournament, sponsored by the International Fencing Federation, will grant qualification points for the foil competition at the Olympic Games in London-2012.