Episode 24: Tis the Season.... of Grand Prix

Welcome to Episode 24.

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It's all go in fencing with the Grand Prix season fully under way.

But first a little news. If you are at all aware of the latest sporting news you might have heard that Russia has been banned from the upcoming Winter Olympic games. Following the announcement the FIE President has released a letter to the IOC expressing his indignation. We have a chat about that.

Russia's Winter Ban: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/42242007

The FIE's letter to the IOC: https://www.facebook.com/thefencingpodcast/posts/376772649412639

Fencing Action:

A single World Cup took place in Gyor Hungary.

Gyor Men’s Sabre Individual World Cup finals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdWh_pDmZWI&t=8114s
Gyor Men’s Sabre Team World Cup finals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYcyq_NQ43o

Turin Women’s Foil Grand Prix finals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zo_4PxqCHls&t=5161s
Turin Men’s Foil Grand Prix Finals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k5Zot1HpikU&t=4618s

Doha Men’s & Women’s Epee Grand Prix finals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_dQ2RYss04

Cancun Women’s Sabre Grand Prix finals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jP473hELf_k&t=4143s
Cancun Men’s Sabre Grand Prix finals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fbeWf7XhTL