Lebanese Fencing: Army Team Wins the Championship

The Lebanese army fencing team “A”, who’s fencers are Mahmoud Ali Ahmad, Chafic El Khoury, Raed Bou Karam and Ziad Jalbout, won the Lebanese fencing championship in the sabre category, to retain the title for the second year in a row.

In the final, which was taking place at Emile Lahoud stadium, the army team “A” defeated the “B” team ( Bahij Chranek, Tanios Najjar, Jean Sbeih and Rabih Wehbe ) 45-35.

The Lebanese army team “B”, qualified to the final by defeating last year’s runner up Mont La Salle, while Mont La Salle team “B” lost against the team “A” of the army in the semi finals.