In the Italian city of Terni, from September 17 to 23, the European Wheelchair Fencing Championships took place.
As the result of the Russian National Paralympic fencers won 8 gold, 3 silver and 9 bronze medals. The Russian team won the first team place in the final medal table.
During the fourth, fifth and sixth competitive days the Russian National Paralympic Team won 4 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals.
The Russian National Paralympic Team won the team competitions at the epee. Champions were: Julia Maya (Efimova), Alena Evdokimova, Lyudmila Vasilieva, Victoria Boykova, and also was the strongest in the team competitions of the foist-riders - as part of the team Roman Fedyaev, Arthur Yusupov, Nikita Nagaev, Albert Kamalov
Ksenia Ovsyannikova became the strongest in the rapier competition in the C class. Her neighbors on the podium are the athlete from Ukraine Anna Pashkova (silver medal), Ulrike LOTZ-LANGE / from Germany and Consuelo NORA / from Italy (bronze awards).
The silver award was won by Russian athletes in the team competitions of the foil-wrestlers: Yevgenia Sychev, Alena Evdokimova, Irina Mishurova, Victoria Boykova, Yulia Mayia (Efimova) became winners.
Golden awards were won by Russians athletes in epees Team competitions - Maxim Shaburov, Roman Fedyaev, Artur Yusupov, Alexander Kuzyukov- become champions.
The Russian National Paralympic Team consisted of 21 athletes.At the last European Championship, which took place in 2016, the Russian National Fencing on Wheelchairs Team won 10 gold, 4 silver and 13 bronze medals and the first place in the team event.