The MK Fencing Academy International Epee Cup is the biggest annual event in the UAE’s fencing landscape. It is held in December, attracting fencers from over 37 countries from the MENA region and abroad. It is held under the patronage of the UAE Fencing Federation with the financial support of Gargash Enterprises Mercedes Benz.

6th MK Fencing Academy International Epee Cup 2017

15-16 December 2017

MK Fencing Academy

Venue: Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex  – Map 

From vision to reality, the 6th MK Fencing Academy International Epee Cup 2017 has proved that dreams do come true!

What started 6 years ago, as a small competition wit a big spirit, today has become the UAE leading sporting event of the year for all fencing fans!

Top fencers from around the world, amongst which Rio Olympic Champion Snagyoung Park and the Olympic silver medalist Ana Maria Popescu, showed their invincible skills and mastership of the sword in the international tournament, which took place on 15th and 16th of December 2017 in Dubai.

The exclusive event has been founded and lead by MK Fencing Academy in partnership with Dubai Sports Council and UAE Fencing Federation and with the support of Gargash Enterprises as well as Sport360; Global Products; Freeplay and PBT Fencing.

This yer event will welcome one more additional category Veterans, Men and Women!

More information about the event will be displayed soon.

If you have nay questions please don’t hesitate to contact us on fence@mkfencingacademy.com.

Yours in Fencing,

MKFA Team

5th MK Fencing Academy International Epee Cup 2016

16-17 December 2016

MK Fencing Academy

Venue: Dubai International Academy , Dubai, UAE – Map 

From vision to reality, the 5th MK Fencing Academy International Epee Cup 2016 has proved that dreams do come true!

What started 5 years ago, as a small competition with big spirit, today has become the UAE leading sporting event of the year for all fencing fans!

Top fencers from around the world, amongst which Rio Olympic Champion Snagyoung Park and the Olympic silver medalist Ana Maria Popescu, showed their invincible skills and mastership of the sword in the international tournament, which took place on 16th and 17th of December in Dubai.

The exclusive event has been founded and lead by MK Fencing Academy in partnership with Dubai Sports Council and UAE Fencing Federation and with the support of Gargash Enterprises as well as Sport360; Innoventures Education; Global Products; Freeplay and PBT Fencing.

Two days of spectacular fencing battles amongst more than 153 fencers representing over 37 nationalities culminated in the Grand Final and created unforgettable memories for both the spectators and the fencers!

The desired medals were won in challenging fencing bouts by:

Women:

  1. Gold – Ana Maria POPESCU, ROU
  2. Silver –  Ayaka SHIMOOKAWA, JPN
  3. Bronze –  Ayumi YAMADA, JPN &  Alanoud  AL SAADI, Sharjah LC, UAE

Men:

  1. Gold – Kazuyasu MINOBE, JPN
  2. Silver – Sangyoung PARK, KOR
  3. Bronze – Sten PRIINITS, EST & Ahmed MOHAMED, KUW, QAD

U15 Girls:

  1. Gold – Noora ALBREIKI, Baniyas, UAE
  2. Silver – Alizeh KIZILBASH, MK Fencing Academy, USA
  3. Bronze –  Deema HAFFOUR, Baniyas, UAE & Shouq BILAL, Sharjah, UAE

U15 Boys:

  1. Gold – Philip SILVA MK Fencing Academy, AUT
  2. Silver – Ali HUSSAIN, Alshabab Alarabi, KUW
  3. Bronze  – Iordan IORDANOV, National Sport´s Academy, BUL & Hasan ALGHANIM, QAD, KUW

The experiences, the photos and the videos from this amazing event can just make us look forward to the MKFA International Epee Cup in 2017, which is bound to go even beyond the great success of this year’s tournament and earn UAE a reputable name amongst the best in the world of Fencing.

MKFA International Epee Cup 2015

11-12 December 2015

MK Fencing Academy

Raffles International School, Dubai, UAE

Winners

Epee Male Open

  1. Sten Priinits – Estonia
  2. Nikolai Novosjolov – Estonia
  3. Kelvin Canas – Venezuela & Hasan Alfoudari – Kuwait

Epee Female Open

  1. Erika Kirpu – Estonia
  2. Jelena Rublevska – Latvia
  3. Irini Paipai – Greece & Alounod Mabrouk – UAE

Boys

  1. Mohamed Alghandor (Dubai)
  2. Philip Silva (MKFA)
  3. Khalid Belselah (MKFA) & Lev Stukalo (MKFA)

Girls

  1. Deema Fathei (Bani Yas)
  2. Anna Krkman (Bani Yas)
  3. Yasmin Jawed (MKFA) & Muna Ali Ahmed (SLC)

At a glance

118

Fencers

7

Countries

400

Visitors

Quotes

HH Engineer Sheikh Salem bin Sultan bin Saqr Al-Qasimi
“MK Fencing Academy writes the history of fencing in the UAE”
National fencing team of Venezuela
“MKFA International Epee Cup was organised better than some of the current Fencing World Cups”
National team of Estonia
“We are looking forward to participate again in this amazing tournament and we are sure next year more fencers from all over the world will join.”

In the media

MKFA International Epee Cup 2015 Results

Open Men
Pos Name Club Country
1 STEN PRINITS EST EST
2 NIKOLAI NOVOSJOLOV EST EST
3 HASAN ALFOUDARI KUW KUW
3 KELVIN CANAS VEN VEN
5 YASSER ELDARAWANI MKFA UAE
6 ABDULRAHMAN FATHI BANI YAS UAE
7 FRANCISCO LIMARDO VEN VEN
8 MICHEL GUTIERREZ MKFA UAE
9 KHALIFA ALZAROONI BANI YAS UAE
10 OMRAN MOHAMED DUBAI UAE
11 LAURIN EGGENSCWILER MKFA UAE
12 PETER BUCK MKFA UAE
13 ALI ALBLOOSHI BANI YAS UAE
14 TIM EESTERMANS MKFA UAE
15 MOSTAFA ELMISKY MKFA UAE
16 ANDREAS MITROUPOLAS MKFA UAE
17 LEO NGUYEN MKFA UAE
18 AHMED ALBLOOSHI BANI YAS UAE
19 ESSAM ALZAABI MKFA UAE
20 HAMAD ALJALAF BANI YAS UAE
21 ALEXANDER DUMON MKFA UAE
22 MOHAMED AWAD MKFA UAE
23 LAURENZ BISSADA MKFA UAE
24 ALI SAEED MKFA UAE
25 DANIYAR ABENOV MKFA UAE
26 SPENCER HOWLE MKFA UAE
27 MURODZHAN KHALIKOV MKFA UAE
28 BENCE ALMASI MKFA UAE
28 MOHAMED ALAAKBARI BANI YAS UAE
30 GIUSEPPE MUSICO MKFA UAE
31 AHMED ABDULAZIZ DUBAI UAE
32 ABDELRAHEM ALKHAYARI BANI YAS UAE
33 PHILIP SILVA MKFA UAE
34 MATTHEW TUCKER MKFA UAE
35 FOKION LATRIDIS MKFA UAE
36 SHAAN LALVANI MKFA UAE
37 ZAKEER HUSAIN MKFA UAE
38 AUSTIN GODDU MKFA UAE
39 TARIK ALGHUNAIM MKFA UAE
40 ABDULAZIZ ALBLOOSHI AL AIN UAE
41 ALI GABER DUBAI UAE
42 GEORGE SHOKU MKFA UAE
Open Women
Pos Name Club Country
1 ERIKA KIPRU EST EST
2 JELENA RUBLEVSKA LAT LAT
3 ALOUNOD MABROUK SLC UAE
3 IRINI PAIPAI MKFA UAE
5 DANA SHATTAF SLC UAE
6 HAMDA ALQUBASI BANI YAS UAE
7 FATIMA HOSNI SHABAB UAE
8 AMNA SAQER SLC UAE
9 ALYAZYA ALMASAABI BANI YAS UAE
10 REEM ALSHAMAA SLC UAE
11 SHAWQ HAJ BANI YAS UAE
12 HIND HUSSEIN SLC UAE
12 KIM VARANI MKFA UAE
14 MARWA OTHMAN BANI YAS UAE
15 TIFFANY PULCI MKFA UAE
16 TUQA AHMED SHABAB UAE
17 FATIMA YASSER SLC UAE
18 ASMA ALJANAHI MKFA UAE
19 CLARA ASUAJE MKFA UAE
20 ROUDHA ALAWADHI MKFA UAE
21 ZHANARA RAKHMETOVA MKFA UAE

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