The second Asian fencing championship for men and women will be held at the Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy Indoor Stadium here from April 17 to 19, according to Arun Kumar Vij, General Secretary of the Fencing Association of India (FAI).

Teams from Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Afghanistan will be vying for top honours in the event in which 120 medals including 30 golds will be at stake. Competitions will be held in foil, epee and sabre in both individual and team events. — Special Correspondent

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