Feints and lunges at Jerusalem’s first fencing competition

Israel’s capital city hosted a major European junior fencing competition for the first time, attracting more than 900 athletes.

Nearly 1,000 skilled young European fencers brought their épées, sabres and foils to Israel to meet and compete with their Israeli counterparts in the European Cadet and Junior Championships, February 22 to March 4, 2014 in Jerusalem.

Click here to hear what these first-time visitors loved about the country.