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Fencing is a sport involving two competitors engaged in an intense duel utilizing speed, stamina, skill and experience. It won't be easy for anyone to win an Olympic gold medal in this event at Rio 2016. Countries that have frequently been successful in this sport include Hungary, Russia and Germany.

Fails of Fencing

Fails in the sport of fencing don't happen very often. But those that do are usually pretty comical! Get an idea of how quick the sport is! The jacket fencers wear that defines the scoring area is called a lamé.

FIE - Fencing

Governing body for fencing worldwide: The Fédération Internationale d'Escrime (International Fencing Federation). Find out news and details about teams and competitors.

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