Fencer hunts Olympic points at World Cup in Poland

Vu Thanh An is the only Vietnamese athlete at the Men’s Sabre Fencing World Cup which will be held in Poland on February 21 and 22.

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Vietnamese fencer Vu Thanh An (Photo: Internet)

The Southeast Asian Games champion will meet with most of the world's best fencers, including No 1 Oh Sanguk from the Republic of Korea, No 2 Max Hartung of Germany and No 3 Luca Curatoli of Italy among a total of 214 competitors.

Athletes will take part in the knock-out format competition with the draw held on February 20.

An is currently world No 48. He is seeking points to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics this summer.

VNA