Monday, 5 September 2016

Olympic fencing writing

Did you know that fencing is an modern sport in the Olympics. Have you heard of it? It is a sword fighting sport. Women joined in 1924 but before then only men could take part.

The rules and basics are 1:don’t run while holding the weapon by the handle. 2: Never wave swords about or point a weapon at someone who is not wearing a mask.  these are some of the basics.The aim of the game is strike the opponent in  there target area with a sword.

Fencing  first started in the 16th century in Europe. It was brought in to the Olympics in 1896. New Zealand can’t do fencing because they might not get a medal.

In the years Olympics,Russia is coming first in fencing second Hungary third Italy.

1 comment:

  1. Does this mean that you will stop whacking me with plastic swords now ?