International Junior Fencing Training Session PRO-OLYMP Scheduled for Oct. 27th - Nov 2nd 2008

Moscow, Russian Federation (PressExposure) October 01, 2008 -- A prestigious international junior fencing training session organized by Luxembourg Fencing Federation and the International Charity Fund is scheduled for Oct. 27th – 2nd Nov, 2008 in Luxemburg. About 40 junior fencers from 30 countries are expected to participate in “For Future of Fencing” training event. The training session, featuring epee and foil fencing, will run through Nov. 2nd 2008. This training week takes place immediately prior to the Junior European Championship in Amsterdam and it opens the new four-year Olympic cycle. The International Charity Fund launched the training sessions more than two years ago. Because of its success, the Federation Internationale Escrime (FIE) has held similar events. International Charity Fund founder Alisher Usmanov and International Charity Fund President Alexandr Mikhailov said that such seminars are essential for the future growth of modern fencing. “This training is integral to the development of fencing as a global sport,” Usmanov said. For information about Pro-Olymp training week visit or contact Gennady Kiryanov at +7 495 650 3350 or

About International Charity Fund For Fencing Future

The Fund's aim is to create conditions favoring successful and dynamic development of fencing on all continents of the globe.
The Fund's goals are
1. boosting viewer interest in fencing;
2. getting the public at large involved in fencing, including children, students, and physically challenged individuals;
3. raising the organizational, methodological, and material level of low-budget and newly-formed national fencing federations;
4. enhancing the professional qualifications of referees, coaches, and fencing specialists;
5. ensuring the participation of gifted fencers of any national fencing federation in official International Fencing Federation (FIE) tournaments;
6. strengthening the methodological and material resources of fencing;
7. getting all types of fencing to be included in the Olympic Games and securing 12 sets of medals for fencing sport
Methods of implementation are making charitable donations with a view to accomplishing the Fund's aims and goals.

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Press Release Submitted On: September 30, 2008 at 3:17 am
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