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The Sport of Fencing

Fencing is a combat sport involving the use of swords to score points. The objective of the sport is to score points by touching your opponent with the tip of your sword, while avoiding being touched yourself.

It is one of the four original Olympic sports, and it has a long history that dates back to the Middle Ages. It is a highly technical sport which requires a combination of physical agility, quick reflexes, and strategic thinking, as fencers must anticipate their opponent's moves and react accordingly.

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Three types of weapon are used in the sport of Olympic fencing today: the Foil, Épée and Sabre. See more about the fencing equipment.

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