Yucatán wins 17 medals at the National Fencing Selective Tournament 2018

The Yucatan Fencing Team has returned with a good harvest from Mexico City, after winning eight gold, six silver and three bronze medals, in the First National Selective 2018-2019.

The event was held in the facilities of the Weapons Room of the Magdalena Mixuca Delegation in Mexico City.

The president of the association of the discipline, Ángel Díaz Farfán, said that Yucatán participated with 58 fencers in the modalities of sword, foil and saber, in the following categories: children’s AA, children’s A, children’s Olympic, cadet minor, cadet major, juvenile and adults.

With this qualification the Yucatecan swordsmen earned a place within the national team that will be competing in the 2019 National Olympiad.

The first place medalists from Yucatan in this first selective competition are: Noemí Serrano junior cadet sword, Guillermo Cervera minor cadet sword, Guillermo Rojas minor cadet sword, Leandro Sauri junior sword, Olympic children’s sword women’s team, Olympic children’s sword team, cadet junior women’s corps team and the junior cadet saber team.

TYT Newsroom with information from laverdadnoticias.com