Geef de EK veteranen een duwtje in de rug! Elke donatie is welkom.

Give the EC veterans a little push! Every donation is welcome

Weer een titeltoernooi in Nederland! De EK schermen equipe voor veteranen in Alkmaar

The team wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!

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Last night the Dutch fencing world had to say farewell to Oscar Kardolus, who passed away after battling cancer. Oscar was pivotal to Dutch veterans fencing and instrumental to getting the 2018 championships to the Netherlands. The organisation of the European Championships will sorely miss him. We extend our condolences to his family. RIP.

Obituary Oscar Kardolus (1956-2017) Geplaatst op 15 november 201715 november 2017 door Liesbeth Oskamp On 14 November 2017, Oscar Kardolus passed away, having lost his battle with cancer. Oscar was very active in Dutch fencing, with various roles in the national federation, KNAS. He and his expertis...

We zijn op zoek naar vrijwilligers die ons tijdens het toernooi kunnen helpen. Voor informatie, kijk op onze website.

27 augustus 2017 Liesbeth Oskamp Vrijwilligers gezocht! Wil je ons helpen met de organisatie? Tijdens het toernooi, of bij de voorbereidingen? Heel graag, we kunnen alle hulp gebruiken! Ook van (klein)kinderen (bijvoorbeeld als loperassistent)! Dit is de voorlopige lijst van taken die we te verdelen...

For our British competitors: an alternative to flying is the ferry. There are several routes that will take you to the Netherlands. Find the best one via

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#DYK that #sabre is the only fencing category to have been at every edition of the Games without exception?

Fencing was one of the nine sports on the Olympic programme at the first Games of the modern era in Athens in 1896, with one foil event and one sabre event. The sabre is the only weapon to have been at every edition of the Games, all the way up to Rio 2016. It was, however, the last fencing category...

Back from holiday and working on the design of the medals.

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Want to check the venue? There is a team event in Alkmaar in October for different age groups (foil and sabre).

Can't get together a team but still want to come? Contact the organizers to see if they can connect you.

Is fencing safe? It's safer than badminton and table tennis...

A study of injuries occurring in Olympic competition ranks fencing as having one of the lowest injury rates, making it one of the safest Olympic sports.

The hotels listed here offer a special Championships package. All hotels are located in the seaside village of Egmond aan Zee, about 8 km from the fencing venue.

We have selected 3 great hotels with a shuttle bus service operating between the hotels and the venue.
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The hotels listed here offer a special Championships package. All hotels are located in the seaside village of Egmond aan Zee, about 8 km from the fencing venue. A shuttle bus service will operate between the hotels and the venue. The fencing hall can also be reached by public bus service. Schedules...

The formal end of the European veterans championships fencing in Chiavari: EVF president Caryl Oliver hands over the EVF flag to Sonja Lendi, chair of the Alkmaar 2018 organizing committee.

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After having been awarded the 2018 European veterans team championships, chair of the organising committee Sonja Lendi performed her first official task today: she presented two Italian fencers their bronze medals in foil fencing in Chiavari

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At the opening ceremony of Chiavari. Looking for inspiration for the ceremony of Alkmaar 2018.

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Yesterday evening the Congress officially awarded the championships to Alkmaar!

ETC Fencing for Veterans 2018 is feeling excited.
May 19, 2017

Getting ready to go to Chiavari to present our proposal to the delegates!

The beginning of May is an excellent time to see tulips in bloom.
373 days until the tournament begins.

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