The beginning of new year for some athletes I began with competitions. So, young Nikolaev fencers in the first days of new year took part in two competitions.
From January 3 to January 4 8 people from specialized детско - junior school of the Olympic reserve went to compete on the International tournament on a saber which took place in Kiev.
Among girls first place in personal offset was won by Aleksandra Mamontova.
In a team competition the team of Nikolaev as a part of Aleksandra Mamontova, Darya Dobrynova and Maria Metrofanova took the 2nd place.
Among boys the seventh place was taken by Maxim Koklyushin. Boys didn't take part in a team competition.
From January 2 to January 8 three young athletes went to Hungary to participate in the World Cup.
Anastasia Moskovskaya got the eighteenth place. Unfortunately, Ekaterina Chentsova and Ekaterina Deordiyeva took places which passed already for 70.