A total of 47 candidate referees from 11 countries attended the FIE Referees exam held in Dubai UAE from February 21 to 25, 2018. 31 candidates participated in the event of which 13 took the Foil exam, 11 for Epee, and 8 took the Saber exam in order to attain the B license.
15 B licensed referees took advantage of renewing their licenses by taking the practical exams. Of these, 6 took the Foil exam, 7 for Epee, and 2 for Saber.
The FIE referees exam was conducted by Mohamed Motawkel and Irina Knysch, who are the chairman and member respectively of the FIE Referees Commission. The results of the Exams will be released soon.