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Irma Khetsuriani

Georgian Female Fencer Takes World Championship Gold

Georgian Irma Khetsuriani succeed at World Championship in fencing, which was held in France 0n October 15 to 21.

Representatives from 26 countries took part in championship. In category “B” participated representatives of 7 countries. Irma Khetsuriani defeated six opponents in the qualifying round and reached the semifinals where shedefeated another representative of Poland. In the final match Khetsuriani also beat Polish Patricia Hareza with 15: 9 score.

Irma Khetsuriani had barely started her athletic career before taking fifth place in the senior women’s sabre category at the 2014 Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in Germany and ranking third in the 2014 Montreal Grand Prix in the women’s foil classification.