Year: 2021

International Media Reports on Swedish Protests

International sports media have reported on the strong protests from the Swedish Fencing Federation against the treatment its proposal on reform of the Olympic qualifications system has received from the International Fencing Federation. Read article in Around the Rings Swedish Fencing Federation accuses the FIE of breaking good governance principles Read article in Inside the…

The latest news in the struggle for a fair Olympic qualification in fencing

The Swedish Fencing Federation has presented presented a proposal to change the Olympic qualification system in fencing to make it more fair and equal. The current system is very favourable to the federations who qualify teams to the Olympic Games. They automatically get three participants also in the individual competition. For the Swedish federation the…

Congress of the International Fencing Federation

The annual Congress of he International Fencing Federation takes place in Lausanne on Saturday, 27 November 2021. Due to the covid-19 pandemic and the consequent postponement of the Olympic Games, the elections that are usually on the agenda of the Congress were postponed to 2021. The agenda of the Congress will therefore include both the…


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