St. Duje Cup – Split, Croatia took place on 20 and 21nd of May 2017 – a FIE sattelite tournament.
There were fencers from USA, Indonesia, Romania, Switzerland, Slovakia, Canada, Austria, Britain, Singapur, Slovenia, Georgia, France, Russia, Macedonia, Ireland, Belgium and Croatia.
The only bulgarian presence was of Ivan Zafirov and Todor Boyadzhiev – Club “Sofia”.
In the men entree table there were 46 enlisted fencers which were separated into 7 groups. Reults from the groups – тук
After the groups Todor lost from the british Alexander Edwards with the dramatic 15:14
Ivan Zafirov qualified directly for the table of 32 where he took an easy victory from the Austrian Florian Schmid 15:9. The next bout was with a quite strong opponent – the romanian Lucian Ciovica, which went for the semis.
The cup was won by the romanian Alin Mitrica.
Ivan Zafirov – 14th
Todor Boyadzhiev -34th.
End results here – тук
We would like to thank to the Romanian and Macedonian teams for their support during this competition – helpful and friendly as always!