MDS Fencing Club came out on top when they emerged overall champion of the 5th National Fencing Championship which concluded at the MAS Royal Arena in Reid Avenue on Thursday.
The champion MDS Fencing Club clinched the title by securing three gold medals, a silver medal and four bronze medals while Slimline Fencing Club was a close second with three gold medals, one silver medal and two bronze medals.
Meanwhile Sadesh Chandana of Unichela Fencing Club and Anuruddhika Dhananjali of Slimline Fencing Club were adjudged the best fencers in the men’s and women’s category.
The 5th National Fencing Championship saw the participation of ten clubs in both the men’s and women’s categories which was contested by 103 fencers contesting in four events of foil, epee, sabre and team events.
Dayasiri Jayasekera, Minister of Sports graced the occasion as the chief guest.