Italy win gold in Team Women’s Epee at 52nd Glaive de Tallinn
The Italian team won the 52nd Glaive de Tallinn in team women’s epee. In the final match, Italy defeated Ukraine, 33:28. For the bronze medal, victory went to France over Poland, 45:39.
Team competition results
Italy’s Alberta Santuccio wins the 52nd Glaive de Tallinn
Italy’s Alberta Santuccio won the individual women’s epee 52nd Glaive de Tallinn competition. In the final round, Santuccio faced France’s Marie-Florence Candassamy, taking the gold medal in the final, 15:11. In the semi-finals, Santuccio defeated China’s Mingye Zhu, 11:6, and Candassamy beat Korea’s Sera Song, 15:13.
Tomorrow the team competition will start at 10:00.
Individual tournament results
Team competition tableau 32
The first day of 52nd Glaive de Tallinn has been concluded
Today at Kalev Sports Hall 275 participants started the Glaive de Tallinn women’s epee world cup. The table of 64 has been concluded.
Tomorrow, on 12 November the main table of 64 starts at 10:00.
Live results here
Photo: Andrea Alegni
275 fencers start at 52nd Glaive de Tallinn
From 11 to 13 November, the 52nd Glaive de Tallinn, women’s epee world cup will be taking place. In the individual tournament, 275 fencers from 50 countries are starting the competition.
On Friday, 11 November, the tournament with preliminary rounds will begin at 10 AM, followed by direct elimination matches until the table of 64 will be concluded.
52nd Glaive de Tallinn – Important information for delegations
10:00- 20:00 Individual competition preliminary rounds
10:00- 16:10 Individual competition Direct elimination (tableau 1/32 – Quarterfinals)
18:00- 19:30 Individual competition Finals (Semifinals & Final)
10:00- 15:45 Team competition Direct elimination (tableau 1/16 – Semifinals)
16:00 – 18:00 Team competition Finals (Bronze medal match & Final)
Travelling to Estonia
Starting form the 18.06.2022 COVID certificate is no longer required for travel to Estonia.
Covid-19 outline for the season 2022-2023
It was decided that the following measures will be implemented during FIE competitions until further notice:
– Facemask, except when fencing, training, and eating.
– Participants will need to present to the organizers the negative result of one Covid-19 test (PCR or RAT – Rapid Antigen Test), performed within maximum 72 hours before the arrival in the country. Other sanitary measures at the competition may be implemented by the host federation at their option or as required by the national authorities.
Covid test results are checked upon registration and/or entry to the venue. After check of test result, each participant will receive an entrance band to wear as accreditation for the venue. For coaches and accompanying persons : one entrance band per every competing fencer.
We accept the same rules that have been used in several FIE satellite events in 2022/2023 season:
A self taken Rapid Antigen Test is sufficient, the test does not need to be one with certificate. If you did not do a test with certification, the easiest way is to take a picture of you and the negative test result when you perform the test. Then you can show us the photo and the time stamp of the photo when doing your registration.
At Tallinn Airport, it is possible to perform a coronavirus test at the Confido testing point. At the airport testing point, they offer a SARS coronavirus antigen test (49 €). The test results are clear in 30 minutes.
Mon-Sun 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Break: 10:00 – 10:30 ja 18:00 – 18:30
Pre-booking required – Book an appointment to Tallinn Airport testing point
In cooperation with our partner Synlab, we can offer PCR testing in official hotel Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia. Booking in advance is required. Please send the PCR departure tests request with the necessary data no later than 6.11.2022 to email@example.com. There will be no PCR testing without pre-registration.
Required data: Full name, birth date, travel document number, country of residence, departure date and time.
The price depends on the number of people tested.
Additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Russia wins the team competition at the 51st Glaive de Tallinn
The Russian team won the women’s epee team competition at the 51st Glaive de Tallinn. In the final round, Russia faced Germany, winning with a final score 43:37.
In the bronze medal match, Italy beat Korea with a final score 45:33. In the team competition, 26 teams participated.
France’s Jacques Andre Coquin wins the 51st Glaive de Tallinn
In the first world cup of the 2021-2022 season, France’s Josephine Jacques Andre Coquin won the 51st Glaive de Tallinn competition. In the final round, Jacques Andre Coquin faced Marie-Florence Candassamy, beating her in the gold medal match 15:11.
In the semifinals, Jacques Andre Coquin beat Alexandra Louis Marie 15:11 and Candassamy defeated Italy’s Federica Isola 15:9.
Tomorrow the team competition starts at 10 AM.
The first day of 51st Glaive de Tallinn is completed
Today at Kalev Sports Hall 246 participants started the women’s epee world cup of 51st Glaive de Tallinn. After a strong qualification round, the table of 64 has been concluded.
Tomorrow, 20 November, the main table of 64 begins at 10 AM.
A limited amount of spectators are allowed to come to Kalev Sports Hall on 20 and 21 November. Tickets can be bought from Piletikeskus.
246 fencers in competition at the 51st Glaive de Tallinn
From 19 to 21 November, women’s epee world cup, the 51st Glaive de Tallinn will be taking place. In the individual tournament, 246 fencers from 40 countries have checked in to start the competition.
On Friday, 19 November, preliminary rounds begin at 10 AM, followed by direct elimination rounds until the table of 64 will be concluded.
The 51st Glaive de Tallinn awaits 249 fencers from 40 countries
The women’s epee world cup, the 51st Glaive de Tallinn will be held at Kalev Sport Hall from 19 to 21 November. Nearly 250 athletes have pre-registered from 40 countries to take part of the individual competition. For the team competition, 27 teams are participating. From the FIE top 20 ranking, 18 teams are taking part.
The individual tournament will be held on Friday and the play-off on Saturday. Team event will be happening on Sunday.
A limited amount of spectators are allowed to come to Kalev Sport Hall on 20 and 21 November. Tickets can be bought from Piletikeskus.
Important information for delegations – 51st Glaive de Tallinn
Crossing the Estonian Border:
Important information can be found at the links below:
All passengers arriving in Estonia by plane must fill in the traveller’s questionnaire before arriving in Estonia. You can do this up to three days before arriving in Estonia.
COVID-19 test, and accreditations
COVID-19 tests, and accreditations are performed at the official hotel Radisson Blu Hotel Olümpia (Liivalaia 33, 10118 Tallinn) from november 17 to 21, 2021.
Accreditation centre opening hours:
November 17 – 11:00-21:00
November 18 – 8:30-01:00
November 19 – 08:00-22:00
November 20 – 08:00-22:00
November 21 – 7:30-21:00
According to FIE requirements – upon arrival one rapid antigen test, including for vaccinated or Covid-19 recovered participants. The test must be performed every 4 days after arrival day, unless that 4th day is the day of departure of the participant. In addition to this rule, participants without a Covid certificate (except children under 12 years of age), must do rapid test in every two days (taken within the past 48 hours).
Participants who receive a negative result of the rapid antigen test and who have completed and signed upon arrival the Covid-19 Acknowledgement of risk and release from liability (Appendix B) and the Screening Questionnaire (Appendix C) will get the accreditation (wristband) and will be allowed to enter competition. Departure tests – participants needing a Covid-19 test to go back to their home country must inform the organizer’s test station and make an appointment according to their departure time.
These tests are at the expense of participants: PCR test – 73 €, rapid antigen test – 20 €
For accreditations and departure tests, we kindly ask all participants to complete the following form and send it to email@example.com by 2. November 2021 at the latest. Questionnaire data is needed for accreditation, testing and required by the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board to enable entering the host country (for third-country athletes, coaches and persons related to the competition). Alternatively the data can be sent for each one separately using the following form.
Important requirements (FIE OUTLINE OF RISK-MITIGATION REQUIREMENTS)
- Any gathering in hotel rooms should be avoided.
- If hotel is at a walking distance from the venue, participants must refrain from going to other places.
- Transportation from and to airport should not mix different delegations to minimize contamination risks.
- 10 days prior to competitions, participants should use their best efforts to minimize exposure to Covid-19 by: Avoiding crowds and crowded places with the exception of the competition venue where strict Covid-19 protocols are enforced.
- Upon arrival in the host country and through the duration of the FIE competition, participants should act as if they were in a bubble and use their best efforts to minimize exposure to Covid-19. They must: Avoid crowds and crowded places with the exception of the competition venue where strict Covid-19 protocols are enforced;
ANOC Awards 2021: Best Female Multiple Athlete Event of Tokyo 2020
The ANOC Awards 2021 ceremony took place in Crete, Greece, on Sunday 24th October, with the world coming together in celebration of some of the leading names in Olympic sport.
The ANOC Awards winners of 2021 for the Best Female Multiple Athlete Event of Tokyo 2020 were Estonia Fencing Épée Team with Ms Erika Kirpu, Ms Julia Beljajeva, Ms Irina Embrich, Ms Katrina Lehis.
Original article: FIE
Poland win gold in Team Women’s Epee at 50th Glaive de Tallinn
The Polish team won the 50th Glaive de Tallinn in team women’s epee. In the final match, Poland defeated Russia by a single touch, 45:44. For the bronze medal, victory went to USA over China, 43:35.
Team competition results
Ana Maria Popescu won the 50th Glaive de Tallinn
Romania’s Ana Maria Popescu won the individual women’s epee Glaive de Tallinn competition. In the final round, Popescu faced Russia’s Violetta Kolobova, taking the gold medal in a close final, 15:13. In the semi-finals, Popescu defeated China’s Yiwen Sun by a single touch, 15:14, and Kolobova beat Mingye Zhu, 15:8.
Tomorrow the team competition will start at 10:00
Individual tournament results
Team competition table
The first day of 50th Glaive de Tallinn has ended
Today at Kalev sports hall 279 participants started the Glaive de Tallinn fencing tournament. The table of 64 has been concluded.
Tomorrow, on 2nd November the main table of 64 starts at 9:00.
Live results here
50th Glaive de Tallinn has begun
Today the 50th Glaive de Tallinn fencing tournament began. A record number of 279 competitors started the competition.
See the live results here
New medals were made for the 50th Glaive de Tallinn
New medals were made for the 50th Glaive de Tallinn Tournament held in Kalev Sports Hall from November 1st to 3rd. The medals were designed by Bruno Palmik and made by Sporrong Estonia.
The new medals are awarded to individual top four fencers (gold, silver and two bronzes) and members of teams in the top three of the team competition. Individual fencers who earn the 5th-8th place receive an alpaca silver medal in a box.
The traditional prize of the tournament – Tallinn Sword – has remained the same. The big Tallinn Sword can be lifted above their head by the individual first place winner as well as the team who wins the team competition, the small Tallinn Swords belong individually to the second and third place fencers.
Information for delegations
Entrance to Kalev Sports Hall
Organizers provide free entrance to Kalevi Sports Hall on November 1st, following competition days November 2nd and 3rd require a ticket. Tickets are changed to wristbands in the competition venue.
All delegations are provided with free wristbands after paying the entry fee on October 31st and November 1st. There are extra wristbands provided for coaches/support staff: one per every competing athlete.
Ticket provides access on both days of the competition, tickets are available online and also on the spot during the competition.
Ticket sales information:
2-day ticket prices until 01.11:
Full ticket 10 €
Student 5 €
VIP-ticket 50 €, VIP-ticket for two 85 €
2-day ticket prices from 02.11 on pre-sale and on site:
Full ticket 15 €
Student 10 €
Sales of VIP-tickets are closed
Additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org
We kindly ask journalists and pressmen who wish to represent any media sources directly from 50th Glaive de Tallinn to fill out the accreditation form at the latest October 31st.
Entering Kalev Sports Hall will be allowed on the basis of wristbands. Wristband gives permission to enter competition hall on both days of individual and team direct elimination. Please collect your wristband personally:
– November 1st from information centre
– November 2nd and 3rd from entrance
Free entrance will be provided on November 1st!
50th Glaive de Tallinn trailer
Est-Trans Kaubaveod presents:
50th Glaive de Tallinn
Fencing competition Glaive de Tallinn takes place from 1st to 3rd November bringing together for already the 50th time the best épée fencers from around the world to Kalev Sports Hall – approximately 300 athletes from 50 countries are expected to participate. Three days of competition will offer fiery and emotional duels between the very best in the world.
Glaive de Tallinn is one of five women’s épée World Cup competitions, this year’s event is also qualifying competition for the Tokyo Olympic Games.