Fencing Japanese national team training camp open to the public new measures against corona 23:48 on July 11th

Fencing in Shizuoka Prefecture, the training camp of the Japanese national team was revealed, and men's Epe ace player Yasushi Minobeno was enthusiastic about "starting again towards the goal of the Olympic Games that came next year" talked.

The Japanese representative of fencing had been suspended from training camps etc. due to the influence of the new coronavirus, but resumed full-scale activities from last month, and from the 2nd of this month, each event of Epe, Fleure, Sable in Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture. The camp is divided into two.

A training camp for men and women was held on the 9th, and the practice was announced to the press on the 11th.

As a countermeasure against the new coronavirus infection, staff members wore masks, antiseptic solutions were installed at the venue, and a transparent face shield was put inside the competition masks worn by athletes to prevent flying. ..

17 people participated in the training camp, of which 1st year in the world ranking last season, expecting a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, Minobu player practiced in actual battle after confirming footwork and sword judgment It was.

After practice, Minobu said, "If you have a face shield, it will be cloudy with your breath and the lower half of your body will be hard to see.

“It's been a while since I've been happy to be able to practice with the national team members, and it's fun to play fencing. It may take some time to regain my senses, but I'm starting again towards the goal of the Olympic Games next year. I want to do it".

The Japanese training camp for fencing will be held until the 23rd of this month.