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EUropean Games of Integrated Fencing

3 – 9 September 2018 Jesi (An) – Italy

The EUropean Games of Integrated Fencing are a European-wide Fencing Event, which will take place in the City of Jesi (Italy) from the 3rd to the 9th of September 2018, involving able-bodied and disabled young athletes coming from 13 European countries, who will compete in mixed teams to valorise the concept of integrated sport, along with seminars and educational school campus to promote social inclusion, equal opportunities and increased participation in, and equal access to, sport for all.

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Sending Partners

LATVIA
Latvian Paralympic
Committee

ESTONIA
Estonian Fencing
Association

SWEDEN
Swedish Fencing
Federation

HUNGARY
Hungarian Fencing
Federation

PORTUGAL
Portuguese Fencing
Federation

GREAT BRITAIN
British Disabled
Fencing Association

DENMARK
Danish Fencing
Federation

SLOVENIA
Slovenian Fencing
Federation

GREECE
Hellenic Sports Federation
for Persons with Disabilities

GERMANY
National Paralympic
Committee – NPC

BULGARIA
Avitohol Fencing
Club

HUNGARY
Hungarian Paralympic
Committee

SPAIN
Spanish Sports Federation for Persons with Physical Disabilities

Project

The European Games of Integrated Fencing project intends to support, enhance and promote the fundamental role sport can play for young people and people with disabilities with regard to integration, social inclusion and personal development, with the aim of creating more integrated and cohesive societies. With this purpose in mind, the project aims at organizing a major sport event of integrated fencing involving able-bodied and disabled young athletes coming from 13 European countries, who will compete in mixed teams to valorise the concept of integrated sport, and developing parallel educational and informational activities to raise awareness of the value of sport and physical activity in promoting health, well-being and social and cultural inclusion. In this perspective, the EU.GIF project fosters the achievement of the “Not-for-Profit European event” priority “Social inclusion through sport”, in the framework of the ERASMUS+ PROGRAMME 2014 – 2020.

Jesi City of Champions

Jesi, the city of fencing par excellence, former European City of Sport 2014, becomes the stage of the European Games of Integrated Fencing in September 2018. Sacred place of Italian sport and in particular of fencing, this city has a world trademark built by Olympic champions such as Valentina Vezzali, Giovanna Trillini, Elisa Di Francisca, Stefano Cerioni. The competitions will take place at the Palazzetto dello Sport, a sports arena of Jesi, dedicated to Ezio Triccoli, founder of the Jesi Fencing Club and important fencing master, which has already hosted major events in sport and has a total capacity for about 4000 spectators.

How to reach us

By car
A14 Ancona Nord

By train
Ancona Centrale – Jesi

By plane
Aeroporto F. Marittima “Raffaello Sanzio”
Aeroporto Bologna “Marconi”

Schedule

Fencing Games Schedule

Tuesday Sept 4 – Wednesday Sept 5
• 15 -19 – Fencing Internships and Training
(Athletic training sessions, Individual lessons
with technical staff, Individual competitions
between able-bodied and disabled athletes)

Thursday Sept 6
• 09 -12 – Fencing Internships and Training
(Athletic training sessions, Individual lessons
with technical staff, Individual competitions
between able-bodied and disabled athletes)

Friday Sept 7
• 14 – 15 – First Round Match
• 15 – 16 – Second Round Match
• 16 – 17 – Third Round Match
• 17 – 18 – Eighth-Finals
• 18 – 19 – Quarterfinals

Saturday Sept 8
• 12 – 15 – Semifinals
• 15 – 17.30 – Final 3rd Place
• 18 – 20 – Final 1st Place

Cultural and Social Schedule

Monday Sept 3
• Arrival of the athletes

Tuesday Sept 4
• 09 – 12 – Opening Ceremony + “Sport,
Ethics and Integrity” Seminar (Palazzo
dei Convegni, Jesi)

Wednesday Sept 5
• 09 -12 – “Sport and Healthy
Lifestyles” Seminar (Palazzo dei
Convegni, Jesi)

Thursday Sept 6
• 15 – 17 – “Sport and Social Inclusion”
Seminar (Palazzo dei Convegni, Jesi)
• 17 – 19 – Guided tours in Jesi (the
Frederick II Museum and Palazzo
Bisaccioni Museum)

Friday Sept 7
• 09 -12 – Guided Tour of the Museo
Tattile Statale Omero of Ancona
• 14 – 19 – International Fencing Games

Saturday Sept 8
• 09 – 11 – Guided Tour of the old town
+ Video making (activities for the
participants to allow them to discover
the city of Jesi making short videos)
• 12 – 20 – International Fencing Games
• 21 – 22 – Awarding Cerimony in
the framework of the Public Event
“La Notte Azzurra” (Piazza Della
Repubblica, Jesi)

Sunday Sept 9
• Departure

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