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28 Feb 2015
RIO 2016 , IOC News

IOC President meets Rio youngsters for fencing 'master class'

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today met up with young fencers in Rio to put them through their paces.

A gold medalist in fencing at the Olympic Games Montreal 1976, Bach spoke to and crossed swords with many of the young athletes for more than an hour.

In all, about 30 fencing students welcomed the IOC President at the Clube Municipal Tijuca, which caters to young athletes between the ages of 5 and 17.

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