Fencers from six countries will take part in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Fencing Championships in HCM City , which is scheduled to open on November 12.

The 133 competitors, from Indonesia , Thailand , Singapore , Malaysia , Brunei and Vietnam , will vie for medals in three events: foil, saber and epee.

The hosts will be represented by strong fencers, such as 26 th SEA Games gold medalist Nguyen Thi Le Dung and the first Vietnamese fencer to qualify for the Olympics Nguyen Then Nhat.

The tournament at Phan Dinh Phung Gymnasium will close on November 16.-VNA