Five Asian fencers are entered as candidates in the upcoming Elections of the FIE Athletes' Commission which will take place during the World Fencing Championships in Leipzig Germany on July 19 to 27, 2017. These are:
SUN Yu Jie----(Women Epee/China) MONOBE Kazuyasu----(Men Epee/Japan) ALIMZHANOV Elmir----(Men Epee/Kazakhstan) ABEDINISHORMASTI Mojtaba----(Men Saber/Iran) KIM Junghwan----(Men Saber/Korea)
All participating fencers from Asia and Oceania are enjoined to support and vote for ALL our FIVE CANDIDATES.
The FIE Executive Committee designated Yuki OTA (Japan) as the COMEX representative to the FIE Athletes' Commission. OTA was previously the President of the FIE Athletes' Commission until he was elected to the COMEX in the FIE Congress held in Moscow last November 2016.