The 5th President Cup Fencing Championship-2017 was held successfully in Shaheed Suhrawardy Indoor Stadium, Mirpur-10, Dhaka, Bangladesh between 26 Dec to 30 Dec 2017. Referee's Mr. Abhishek Karki from Nepal and Mr. Sadesh Chandana from Srilanka graced the tournament as neutral referees in the championship.
The Opening Ceremony's Chief Guest was Honorable Information Minister Mr. Hasanul Haq Inu,MP, Government of the People's Republic of Bangaldesh and the Closing Ceremony's Chief Guest was Dr, Atiur Rahman, Former Governor of Bangladesh Bank.
The following teams/organization had took part in the three disciplines fencing events : l) Bangladesh Ansar & VDP (para militia troops) 2) Bangladesh Army 3) Bangladesh Navy 4) Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 5) Dhaka Commerce College 6) Mirpur Fencing Club 7) Mymensingh Fencing Association 8) Raj shahi Fencing Association 9) Quantum Cosmo School & College,Chittagong 10) Mirpur Cosmo School & College, Dhaka 11) Chittagong Fencing Association 12) Sylhet Fencing Association
A total of 350 fencers (Male & Female) participated in this Championship. Bangladesh Ansar & VDP got 8 Gold medals. 2 Silver medals & 6 Bronze Medals and was placed Champion of this tournaments. On the otherhand, Bangladesh Army got. 3 Gold Medals, I Silver & 8 Bronze Medals and was placed Runners-up of this tournaments. Bangladesh Navy got I Gold Medals, 6 Silver & 3 Bronze Medals, Boarder Guard Bangladesh got 3 Silver, 2 Bronze and Dhaka Commerce College got 5 Bronze Medals.