The national fencing team are currently competing for medals at the ongoing 2015 World Fencing Championships in Russia.

Opened on July 13, the event is scheduled to conclude on July 19.

Nguyen Tien Nhat Vu Thanh An and Nguyen Thi Le Dung are among the top young talents with high hopes for medals at the competition, which will offer them the opportunity to secure a slot at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

The team earned eight gold medals at the 28 th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) 2015 in Singapore.-VNA /.