Georgian National Fencing team has won the fourth place in the World Cup championship held China and subsequently reached a historic success. Georgia has never achieved this kind of result in the past.
After a stunning victory in the 1/8 final against the National Team of the United States (45:38), the Georgian team eliminated Iran, currently holding the fourth place in the international rating with a score of 45:37, but unfortunately our team lost the match against South Korea 34:45 in the semi-finals. The match for the bronze medals was lost against team Hungary 36:45, leading to the 4th place at the tournament.
Georgian National Fencing team currently holds 12th place in the world ranking, but after this decisive success, it is estimate to move upwards amongst the best eight teams on the world.