On January 21-22, 2017, the 57th "White Bear" will take place in Berlin. The International men's epee Tournament is an EFC U23 European Circuit tournament and also a B-qualifying tournament of the German Fencing Federation.
The organizers Fencing-Club Grunewald reg.ass. and Berlin Fencing Federation reg.ass. expect more than 250 fencers from 30 nations in Berlin who are fighting for the famous porcelain statue "White Bear", sponsored by the Königliche Porzellan-Manufaktur (KPM).
Frederik Von der Osten (DEN) was the winner as the best U23 fencer in the last two years. In 2015 Frederik secured the tournament win, in 2016 he won the third place, overall winner 2016 became Niklas Multerer of the Heidenheimer SB (DE).
The 57th “White Bear” will take place in Olympiapark Berlin in the sports halls of the "Haus des Deutschen Sports" same as the last year. The gala final will be fenced on Sunday traditionally in the historic dome hall. All information about registration, procedures and other information can be found on our new website www.bearfencing-berlin.de.
The registrations of sportsmen has to be done by 13th January 2017. We wish the athletes of the 57th „White Bear of Berlin“ every success.