Fencing Association of India made successful bid on 03rd April 2022 at Dubai, UAE to host the Asian Cadet & Junior Fencing Championship 2023 for Boys and Girls. Annual General body meeding of Fencing Confederation of Asia held at Hamdan Sports Complex, Dudai, UAE on 03rd April 2022 at 11 am.
Fencing Association of India bid for organizing the Asian Cadet (Under-17) & Junior (Under-20) 2023 was by submitted Shri Rajeev Mehta, Secretary General, Fencing Association of India and the same was unanimously passed in the favour of India to organize the Asian Cadet & Junior Fencing Championship in the yera 2023. The host city for the tournament will be Ahmedabad and the championship will take place in the month of March / April 2023. The said news is confirmed by Shri Rajeev Mehta, Secretary General, FAI who was present in the Annual General Body meeting of Fencing Confedration of Asia at Dubai, UAE on 03rd April 2022.
It is important to mention that this is the first time rights to bid the above fencing championships of that magnitude will be hosted in India. The championships will be represented by contries of Asia and approximately 1200 fencers from 20 to 25 contries and likely to take part in said torunament. India us perfoming well in asian level and hosting of this championships will help Indian fencers to gain much needed exposure. This is first but important step toworts hosting the begger competitions in future in India.
FAI will ensurethat Asian Cadet & Junior Fencing Championship 2023 will be hosted at par with world standard. It will be very good opportunity for Fencing Associaton of India and Fencig Gujarat to whow their abilities to host big fencing events in India.