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Karim Bashir, a former international fencer and fencing commentator, and David Baker, international referee and FIE Commission member, bring you regular updates on the path to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Karim Bashir, a former international fencer and fencing commentator, and David Baker, international referee and FIE Commission member, bring you regular updates on the path to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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United States

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Karim Bashir, a former international fencer and fencing commentator, and David Baker, international referee and FIE Commission member, bring you regular updates on the path to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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English

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Episodes

9. Men's Epee after Berne World Cup

11/27/2019
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France stay top in teams with a nail-biting win over Italy, maintaining a European top 4. Are Russia safe if it stay this way dispite disappointing so far? Can only one of China, Korea, and Japan qualify? And how does a big Egyptian result change this? Then a Moroccan makes the top 8 in individual! Karim and Dave dissect the results from Bern. Support the show

Duration:00:14:55

10. Women's Foil after Cairo World Cup

11/27/2019
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Our second (or third!) visit to Cairo this year of many. Italy reversed the pain of the world championship final against Russia, and France and USA round out the top 4. Canada are glad the USA are strong, but are potentially contenders in their own right. A tough weekend for Asian frontrunners, Japan – but can Korea or China chase them down? Europe looks to be an almighty battle between Poland, Germany, and Hungary… and what about Egypt? We also have 6 individual places to discuss. Support...

Duration:00:25:47

11. Women's Sabre after Orléans

11/27/2019
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Women’s Sabre came out literally on motorbikes in Orléans – led by a win from Russia with the return of the defending individual and team Olympic Champion. We also had a bronze medal match that was a (provisional) qualification decider! A few upsets show that there is life in this qualification race to come. Interestingly in the individual race our World Championship bronze medallists keep up good form, at the expense of one country in particular, and it looks like we have an Olympic debut...

Duration:00:35:42

8. Men's Sabre after Cairo World Cup

11/18/2019
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Men's Sabre starts their season in Cairo, missing some big names. How will Hungary cope without Aron Szilagy, and Russia without Kamil Ibragimov? Kim Junghwan is back for the individual event and is on the Korean team - with some 'lucky' shoes. Will the absence of the Vietnam team hurt them in the race for the second Asian zonal place? Support the show

Duration:00:18:02

7. Men's Foil after Bonn World Cup

11/12/2019
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Support the podcast: https://www.patreon.com/FencingTokyo Bash and Dave look at the developments in Men's Foil after the Bonn World Cup Support the show

Duration:00:17:25

6. Women's Epee After Tallinn World Cup

11/4/2019
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Bash and Dave recap the results from the individual and team world cup in Tallinn, Estonia. Poland beat Russia in the team final to become World Number 1. Egypt can't make the top 16 again. Where does this leave the traditional fencing powerhouses of France and Germany, threatened by Ukraine and Estonia? The individual class of Ana-Maria Popescu continued again, but where do the fencers outside the team qualification rankings stand after the team reshuffle? Support the show

Duration:00:21:07

5. Satellite Roundup

11/1/2019
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Just when you thought it was safe to relax after the summer break, the Satellite competitions all come at once in September and October! Bash and Dave look at all the competitions, in all 6 weapons, and where that leaves us before the restart of the Olympic qualification season in November. Also find out why there are 19 epee satellites and only 9 sabre satellites? Support the show

Duration:00:44:05

4. Sabre After the World Championships

10/30/2019
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A new podcast with former international fencer, turned FIE commentator Karim Bashir with FIE referee and FIE Promotion Commission member David Baker. The guys look at the Sabre rankings after the World Championships in Budapest. Support the show

Duration:00:48:11

3. Foil After the World Championships

10/24/2019
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A new podcast with former international fencer, turned FIE commentator Karim Bashir with FIE referee and FIE Promotion Commission member David Baker. In this episode the guys look at the Foil rankings after the World Championships in Budapest. Support the show

Duration:00:40:01

2. Epee After the World Championships

10/21/2019
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A new podcast with former international fencer, turned FIE commentator Karim Bashir with FIE referee and FIE Promotion Commission member David Baker. In this episode the guys look at the Epee rankings after the World Championships in Budapest. Support the show

Duration:00:36:04

1. Introduction & Qualification Explained

8/19/2019
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Former international fencer, turned FIE commentator Karim Bashir introduces a new fencing podcast with FIE referee and FIE Promotion Commission member David Baker. In the first episode we'll look at how fencers will qualify for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. Support the show

Duration:00:09:39