Three top-20 performances have highlighted a strong Asian Championships for the Australian Fencing Team who have just returned home from Hong Kong.
The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today approved the event programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
The Australian Fencing Federation has described funding from the Australian Olympic Committee as “a real positive” which bolsters the team’s pursuit of a place at the Tokyo 2020 Games.
Australia has performed incredibly at the Asian Cadet and Junior Fencing Championships in Korat, Thailand, finishing the competition with two bronze medals.
It is with deep sadness that the Australian Olympic Team has a new oldest living Olympian after the passing of Helen Joy Hardon, who was a fencer at the Melbourne 1956.
Kristian Radford will be one of six Australians fighting for a spot at Rio at the Asia-Oceania Zone Olympic qualifying competition on Monday.