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MOSCOW, June 12. /TASS/. The first in the new Olympic four years the European championship in fencing will start in Tbilisi. Team Russia will play at the tournament of the experimental young squad.
The decision of the coaching Council of the Russian fencing Federation was determined the composition of the team, which included the foil fencers Timur Arslanov, Alexey Cheremisinov, Timur Safin and Dmitry Zherebchenko, women – Inna Deriglazova, Marta Martyanova, Svetlana Tripapina and Adelina Zagidullina. In competitions of fencers in men will perform Dmitry Danilenko, Kamil Ibragimov, Vladislav Pozdnyakov and Alexey Yakimenko, women – Anna Basta, Anastasia Bazhenova, Ian egorian and Sofia Pozdnyakova.
In competitions of epee fencers in men will participate Vadim Anokhin, Nikita Glazkov, Sergey Khodos and Pavel Sukhov, women – Tatiana Gudkova, Violetta Kolobova, Tatiana Logunova and Daria Martyniuk .
As announced before the start of the TASS head coach Ilgar Mammadov, Olympic champion, egorian due to injury will not be able to participate in the individual tournament sablistok. But it is possible that it will take part in the team.
Predictions on the result of the head coach is not building a team at this tournament presents an experimental squad, with a lot of young athletes aged 17-18. Mammadov noted that the championship will be the stage of preparation for the world Championships to be held in July in Leipzig, but the “home team members still would like to come back with medals.”
The European championship will end on June 17.