The senior trainer of Russian national team on fencing on rapiers Stefano Cerioni, under whose leadership, our athletes won two gold and one bronze at the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro crashes in the national team.

The contract specialist concluded for a four-year Olympic cycle, expire on 31 December 2016.

“Our mission, as we read the following: withdrawal of Russian fencing on the world Olympus. And now I can proudly say: we did it. Two gold and one bronze medal won at the Olympics in Rio, crowned our winning ways. My leadership in the women’s and men’s teams of Russia, both of which currently lead the world ranking in fencing the rapier, this is the end” – quoted farewell address, Cerioni the Agency “R-Sport”.

At the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, Alexey Cheremisinov, Timur Safin and Arthur Akhmatkhuzin became Champions in the team tournament of the foil. Safin also won a bronze in the individual championship. And in the women’s rapier the winner was Inna Deriglazova.

In October, the President of Federation of fencing of Russia (FFR) Alexander Mikhailov said that his Department is negotiating a possible extension of the employment agreement with Cerini. Apparently, these were not successful.



The coach of the Russian women foil fencers quits after Olympic triumph 01.12.2016

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