Gabor Gyula Boczko of Hungary (second left) winner of the 2013 Qatar Fencing Grand Prix poses for a picture along with runner-up Anton Avdeev (left) of Russia, Nikolai Novosjolov ( second right) of Estonia and Alexandre Blaszyck of France, who took bronze at the Gate Mall in Doha yesterday. Boczko won $10,000 for his effort. Today, the final of the women’s semi-finals and final will be held at the Gate Mall from 6.00pm. The Preliminary rounds will be held in the morning at Aspire Academy. On Monday, the championship will conclude with the women’s team event. The Championship in epee is contested by 240 players from 45 countries. This year, the final rounds of the event is being held at the Gate Mall in a new move to attract fans. RIGHT: Boczko (left) and Avdeev in action during their final match.pictures by: Kammutty VP
Chaiblaine Zinedine, a five-year-old, gets his first lessons in fencing at Aspire Academy yesterday. Zinedine was part of a group of youngsters who attended a coaching clinic conducted by Qatar Fencing Club on the sidelines of the Qatar 2013 Fencing Grand Prix and World Cup. RIGHT: Participants of the United Nations (UN) Youth Leadership Camp in Doha who took part in the fencing coaching clinic pose for a picture along with officials of Qatar Fencing Club at Aspire Academy yesterday.