Fencing Team was established in 1989 and was award the National HighLevel Reserve Fencing Talents Base by General Administration of Sport of China.The team divided by foil, epee and saber items and Man Team and Woman Team areseparated.. Lei Sheng who won the first individual Olympic gold medal and WorldChampion Zhu Jun and World Champion Ma Jianfei are called New Musketeers ofChina. They were all trained in this team. There are currently 1 Captain, 6coaches in Fencing Team. National Level Coach Zhang Yongchun was the coach of2008ChinaOlympic epee team and holds the title of ¡°National Distinguished Coach¡±. He wonthe special allowance award by state department from 2010. There are 97athletes in Fencing Team, among them 8 athletes is training in State Team and45 athletes is training in Province Team. 62% Province Team athletes are fromthis team.