11 Dec

LAUSANNE, Switz., Dec. 10, 2021—The FIE is saddened to learn of the passing of Jahangir Safarov (AZE) on November 12. He was a coach of the Azerbaijan national fencing team as well as a national referee. He was born on March 9, 1968. Safarov began fencing at age 10. He became a medallist at numerous…

02 Nov

Our cadet epee fencers participated in European Cadet Circuit series Hartmann Cup tournament held in Heidenheim, Germany. Nazile Rahimova with 4 wins in group stage advanced to 1/32 finals. She gained victory against her opponent from Ukraine 15:8, but then failed to win against Polish epee fencer. Khadija Hasanli with 2 wins in group stage,…

24 Oct

Khadija Hasanli, epee fencer of Azerbaijan national team achieved 8th place among 165 fencers in European Cadet Circuit international tournament held in Belgrade, Serbia. Successfully finishing the group stage, Khadija held fight against her teammate Nazile Rahimova who gained 5 wins in group stage. Khadija won 15:14 and advanced to quarterfinal. Beating opponents from Ukraine…

26 Jul

Today at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the fencer of the Azerbaijani national team Anna Bashta started her performance.   At the 1/16 final stage, the 25-year-old sabre fencer won her first fight against the experienced American Ann-Elizabeth Stone (15: 9).   Anna’s next opponent was Russian Olga Nikitina, to whom the Azerbaijani fencer lost…

25 Apr

Azerbaijani fencer Anna Bashta won a license to the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Bashta became the winner of the European qualification tournament held in Madrid (Spain), which she won a license for the Olympic Games for the first time in her career.   In the group stage of the tournament, the Azerbaijani athlete gained three…

04 Apr

Zarifa Huseynova in her first World Fencing Championship, held in Egypt, was able to reach the semifinals.   Azerbaijani sabre fencer Zarifa Huseynova has achieved historical success, having won the first medal for the country at the Cadet World Fencing Championships, held in Cairo (Egypt).   Huseynova won the bronze medal of the world championship….

14 Mar

Today the winners of the men and women team saber fencing competitions of the World Cup stage in Budapest, Hungary have been determined. Our team, consisting of Anna Bashta, Valeria Bolshakova, Sabina Karimova and Sevil Bunyatova, who started the fight in the 1/16 finals of the team classification in saber fencing, beat the Romanian team…

31 May

Anna Bashta, a member of the national sabre team, became the European champion in fencing among youth under 23 in the city of Plovdiv (Bulgaria). Anna Bashta, won 5 fights of 6 fights in the group stage, on the way of final Anna defeated fencers from Poland, Spain, Hungary and Belarus. Our fencer became the…

12 Apr

Azerbaijani epee fencer Ruslan Hasanov won a bronze medal at the World Championship among juniors held in Torun, Poland. Ruslan Hasanov, who scored 6 out of 6 victories in the group stage, entered the direct elimination round 2nd in the overall ranking of the tournament. In play-off, Ruslan won against fencers from Greece, Romania, Neеherlands,…