Australian fencers at the Tokyo Olympic Games

16 Feb 2021
National Foil Coach Maestro Antonio Signorello

Disruption to the international competition calendar caused by the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic has impacted the nomination of Australian fencers to the Australian Olympic Team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, now scheduled for 23 July – 8 August 2021. The AFF Olympic Nominating Criteria sets out the process for athlete nomination, including specifying dates for…

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New Anti-Doping Policy adopted by Australian Fencing

01 Jan 2021

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has revised the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code). The revised Code will come into force on 1 January 2021. The AFF is required to adopt a new anti-doping policy that gives rise to a number of changes. As such, the Australian Fencing Federation anti-doping policy is the Australian National Anti-Doping…

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Athletes’ Commission for 2020-2024 announced

27 Dec 2020

The Australian Fencing Federation congratulates the following athletes who have been elected to the Athletes’ Commission for the period 2020-2024: Lisa Blyth Alexander English Edward (Ned) Fitzgerald Isaac Hayes Kristian Radford As provided in the AFF Constitution, the athlete who received the most votes in the Athletes’ Commission election, Ned Fitzgerald, has been appointed by…

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2021 national competition schedule announced

05 Dec 2020

As the nation continues to adjust to travel and socialisation restrictions implemented in response to COVID-19, the Australian Fencing Federation is cautiously optimistic about recommencing national tournaments in 2021. Member states have been consulted on their capacity to host events and a revised tournament schedule (below) is proposed. Note, in a departure from the Australian…

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Athletes Commission voting

05 Dec 2020
Athletes Commission nominees

About the Athletes Commission The Athletes Commission is comprised of up to five members with at least one male and one female. The AFF Athletes Commission is represented on the AFF Board by one member. To learn more about the role and composition of the Athletes Commission, including information about eligibility and voting, view the…

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Selection Policy review – public consultation

05 Dec 2020

The AFF has completed a review of the existing selection policy that was introduced almost ten years ago. The AFF’s draft selection policy is now being available to the community for public consultation.  All interested persons are invited to provide feedback on the proposed policy. Feedback can be submitted in writing and directed to [email protected]

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