The Fifth edition of Copenhagen Cadet Circuit, an EFC epee tournament organised by the Danish Fencing Federation and Hellerup Fencing Club, will take place on Dec 10-11 2016. 168 boys, 128 girls and 45 teams from 25 nations will compete in this epee.
Last year, Zsusa Schlier from Roumania won the title against Karoliine Loit from Estland in the final. This year, both of them are back. They are ranked nr 2 and nr1 in the EFC rankings respectively. Overall, the top 5 fencers are present in Copenhagen.
In the men’s competition, Adam Macksa from Roumania, finalist last year and ranked nr 3, will face a tough challenge from Francesco Leone from Italy (1), Filippos Gkogkos fom Greece (6) or Mikhail Belozerov from Russia (9).
Overall, 17 danish fencers are engaged in the competition, which will take place in the newly constructed Gentofte Hallen. The mayor of the city will present the awards, sponsored by EFI/Wilkinson Swords.