The Hong Kong 2023 International Collegiate Fencing Invitational was successfully held on 10-11 August 2023


【PRESS RELEASE】The Hong Kong 2023 International Collegiate Fencing Invitational, co-hosted by the Absolute Development & Exchange Foundation and Hong Kong Baptist University, took place from 10 to 11 August in Hong Kong. With the objective of providing collegiate fencers with an opportunity to experience an international fencing competition and develop world-class fencing skills, the event brought together about 60 student fencers from 13 universities, including HKBU and others from the United States, including Columbia University, Duke University, Harvard University, Northwestern University, Princeton University, Stanford University, University of North Carolina, University of Notre Dame, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University, and Mainland China including Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance and Tsinghua University for a two-day friendly tournament.


"We hope that in the future, Hong Kong fencers can make a name for themselves on the world stage," said university president Alexander Wai Ping-kong.

President also said that he believes the event can facilitate exchanges among fencers and provide students with a valuable chance to experience a culture different from their own.



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Congratulations to all the Fencers.

Individual Match - Foil, Épée, Saber

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(Men's Saber - Champion: Mr. PARK Donghwan - Stanford University)

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(Women's Saber - Champion: Ms. GOUHIN Chloe Tortience - Columbia University)

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(Men's Épée - Champion: Mr. HADDAD Justin Robert - Columbia University)

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(Women's Épée - Champion: Ms. XU Nuo - Tsinghua University)

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(Men's Foil - Champion: Mr. LEVY Jasper Gold - Princeton University)

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(Women's Foil - Champion: Ms. CHO Sabrina Noelani - University of Pennsylvania)


Team Match

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