Kweon wins Fencing Grand Prix Qatar 2016

DOHA, December 11, 2016-Youngjun Kweon of Korea claimed the title of men’s event in the 2016 Qatar Grand Prix at Aspire Zone on Saturday.
Kweon defeated Bardenet Alexandre of France 15-13 in the final.
In the semi-final, Kweon defeated Nikolai Novosjolov of Estonia 15-13, while Bardenet got the better of compatriot Lucenay Jean-Michel 15-12.
The four day event brings together elite fencers representing different countries from across the world including Italy, Hungary, Germany, Switzerland, France, Austria, Poland, Russia, United States of America and hosts Qatar.
Around 220 fencers representing 40 countries are competing in this prestigious fencing event.
The Qatar Fencing Federation (QFF) has been organizing the Grand Prix since 2005 under the supervision of the Federation Internationale D’Escrime (FIE).

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