To Participants and Guests of «Fleuret de St. Petersbourg 2013» FIE
Grand Prix Tournament
I am happy to welcome participants and guests of «Fleuret de St.
Petersbourg 2013» FIE Grand Prix Tournament!
Hosting this prestigious event at our city upon Neva
has become a good old tradition encounting several decades and has become
recognition of sports achievements of the Northern Capital. St. Petersburg
athletes succeed at Olympic Games, World and European Championships, World Cup
Most prominent masters of world fencing are gathering once again for the
tournament named after St. Petersburg. We did our best to hold this competition at
the highest level and to make it indeed a feast of sports.
This year «Fleuret de St. Petersbourg» will serve as a dress rehearsal
for the Second World Combat Games to be held in St. Petersburg just several months later. For
the first time fencing is included into the program.
I wish all participants splendid wins and bright spectacle to all
Governor of St. Petersburg