The rule regarding bodywires was recently modified.
This new implementation of the regulations will be enforced according to the following criteria:
- For the Junior and Cadets: 2020 Junior and Cadet World Championships (the bodywires with transparent plugs will be provided by the FIE).
- For the seniors: Olympic Games 2020 in Tokyo (the bodywires with transparent plugs will be provided by the FIE).
- For all fencers and FIE competitions: compulsory from the start of the 2020-2021 season.
To see the application of this rule for tournaments other than FIE-sanctionned events (for example provincial and national tournaments), please refer to our Rules FAQ section. If you have any questions regarding this, do not hesitate to contact us.