Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Wheelchair Fencing Schedule & Fixture

The wheelchair fencing competition first appeared in the 1960 Paralympic Games. It has lots of changes in the format and right now it consists of sixteen events (8 men’s & 8 women’s).

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Fencers are given a classification depending on the type and extent of their disability. The classification system allows fencers to compete against others with a similar level of function.

Fencing has two ability classes, A and B, two genders and three weapons, epee, foil and sabre. Wheelchairs were anchored to the ground during the competition.

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France is the top-ranked in the medal table with 64 gold medals; Italy took the 2nd position with 25 gold medals and Hong Kong won 22 gold medals from this wheelchair fencing competition at the Paralympics till now.

In the last edition of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, China won 9 gold medals, Ukraine got 2 gold medals and France won 1 gold medal from different events at the wheelchair fencing competition.

Tokyo 2020 Paralympics: Wheelchair Fencing Schedule, Fixture & Calendar

Wheelchair fencing at Paralympics
Wheelchair fencing at Paralympics

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics, wheelchair fencing tournament will be started from 25th August to 29th August 2021 at Makuhari Messe. In total 96 fencers from 20 nations, will participate in 16 different events.

Note: Japan Standard Time (JST)

DateTime (JST)Events
25th August 20218:30 – 16:00Men’s Epee Team, Preliminaries
Women’s Epee Team, Preliminaries
Men’s Epee Team, Semifinals
Women’s Epee Team, Semifinals
17:30 – 21:15Men’s Epee Team, Bronze Medal Match
Women’s Epee Team, Bronze Medal Match
Men’s Epee Team, Gold Medal Match
Women’s Epee Team, Gold Medal Match
Men’s Epee Team, Victory Ceremony
Women’s Epee Team, Victory Ceremony
26th August 20219:00 – 15:00Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Rounds Of Pools
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Rounds Of Pools
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Rounds Of Pools
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Rounds Of Pools
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Direct Elimination 16
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Direct Elimination 16
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Direct Elimination 16
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Direct Elimination 16
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Quarterfinals
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Quarterfinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Quarterfinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Quarterfinals
16:30 – 21:15Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Semifinals
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Semifinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Semifinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Semifinals
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Bronze Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Bronze Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Bronze Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Bronze Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Gold Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Gold Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Gold Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Gold Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Victory Ceremony
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Victory Ceremony
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Victory Ceremony
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Victory Ceremony
27th August 20218:30 – 16:00Men’s Epee Team, Preliminaries
Women’s Epee Team, Preliminaries
Men’s Epee Team, Semifinals
Women’s Epee Team, Semifinals
17:30 – 21:15Men’s Epee Team, Bronze Medal Match
Women’s Epee Team, Bronze Medal Match
Men’s Epee Team, Gold Medal Match
Women’s Epee Team, Gold Medal Match
Men’s Epee Team, Victory Ceremony
Women’s Epee Team, Victory Ceremony
28th August 20219:00 – 15:00Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Rounds Of Pools
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Rounds Of Pools
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Rounds Of Pools
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Rounds Of Pools
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Direct Elimination 16
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Direct Elimination 16
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Direct Elimination 16
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Direct Elimination 16
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Quarterfinals
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Quarterfinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Quarterfinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Quarterfinals
16:30 – 21:15Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Semifinals
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Semifinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Semifinals
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Semifinals
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Bronze Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Bronze Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Bronze Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Bronze Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Gold Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Gold Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Gold Medal Bout
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Gold Medal Bout
Men’s Individual Foil – Category A, Victory Ceremony
Men’s Individual Foil – Category B, Victory Ceremony
Women’s Individual Foil – Category A, Victory Ceremony
Women’s Individual Foil – Category B, Victory Ceremony
29th August 20218:30 – 16:00Men’s Foil Team, Preliminaries
Women’s Foil Team, Preliminaries
Men’s Foil Team, Semifinals
Women’s Foil Team, Semifinals
17:30 – 21:15Men’s Foil Team, Bronze Medal Match
Women’s Foil Team, Bronze Medal Match
Men’s Foil Team, Gold Medal Match
Women’s Foil Team, Gold Medal Match
Men’s Foil Team, Victory Ceremony
Women’s Foil Team, Victory Ceremony

Medal Table of Wheelchair Fencing at Paralympics

RankNationGoldSilverBronze
1France644337
2Italy253025
3Hong Kong221816
4China22147
5Germany122419
6Poland101210
7Great Britain101120
8Hungary31110
9Israel356
10Ukraine315
11South Korea311
12Thailand111
13Belarus110
14Spain104
15Brazil100
16Belgium014
17Kuwait012
18Netherlands012
19United States012
20Australia011
21Greece010
22Iraq010
23Japan010