Blue Cross Insurance 2017 Asian Fencing Championship

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15 - 20 June 2017 ( Thu - Tue)

Event Information

Asian Fencing Championships is one of the great fencing events in Asia. Since 1990, AFC have been held in different Asian countries. In recent years, the participating fencers increased to about 300. Since Hong Kong fencer won the bronze medal in the second AFC in 1991, Hong Kong fencers have been outstanding in AFC.

HO Ka Lai and LUK Chong Ming won the women's epee silver medal and men's epee silver medal in 1999 AFC and 2005 AFC respectively. CHEUNG Ka Long won the men's gold medal and the men's foil group bronze medal in 2016 AFC. It is the first time that Hong Kong fencer got this glory and creates a historic moment for Hong Kong's fencing.

2017 AFC will be held in Hong Kong, AsiaWorld-Expo on 15-20 June 2017. It is exciting that Hong Kong has sponsored the AFC, moreover, the Hong Kong fencers compete at top level international events in Hong Kong for the first time.

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