The Paralympic wheelchair fencing gets underway on 25 August at the Makuhari Messe convention centre in Tokyo.

Participants from 20 nations will compete across 16 categories with events in the épée, foil and sabre.

China dominated the sport at the 2016 Paralympics, taking nine golds and 17 out of a possible 42 medals in Rio de Janeiro.

There was success for Britain in the Men’s Epée A too, though, with Piers Gilliver taking a silver medal and the 26-year-old will be back in action on Wednesday as he bids for further glory.

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Preliminary rounds will be held on a round-robin basis with fencers split into pools in each category before knockout rounds to determine the medal winners.

You can read the full schedule for all other Paralympic events here.

Full wheelchair fencing schedule

All times UK

Wednesday 25 August

Men’s Sabre

1am Preliminary pools

4am Round of 16

5am Quarter-finals

7.30am Semi-Finals

8.30 Bronze medal bouts

9.30 Gold medal bouts

Women’s Sabre

2.30am Preliminary pools

4.30am Round of 16

5.30 Quarter-finals

8am Semi-finals

9am Bronze medal bouts

10.30am Gold medal bouts

Thursday 26 August

Men’s Epée

1am Preliminary pools

5.40am Round of 16

6.40am Quarter-finals

9am Semi-Finals

10am Bronze medal bouts

11am Gold medal bouts

Women’s Epée

3.20am Preliminary pools

6.10am Round of 16

7.10am Quarter-finals

9.30am Semi-finals

10.30am Bronze medal bouts

12pm Gold medal bouts

Friday 27 August

Men’s Epée Team

12.30am Preliminary pools

7am Semi-finals

9.30am Bronze medal bouts

10.30am Gold medal bouts

Women’s Epée Team

1.30am Preliminary pools

7am Semi-finals

9.30am Bronze medal bouts

11.30am Gold medal bouts

Saturday 28 August

Men’s Foil

1am Preliminary pools

5am Round of 16

6am Quarter-finals

8.30am Semi-Finals

9.30am Bronze medal bouts

10.30am Gold medal bouts

Women’s Foil

3am Preliminary pools

5.30am Round of 16

6.30am Quarter-finals

9am Semi-finals

10am Bronze medal bouts

11.30am Gold medal bouts

Sunday 29 August

Men’s Foil Team

12.30am Preliminary pools

7am Semi-Finals

9.30am Bronze medal bouts

10.30am Gold medal bouts

Women’s Foil Team

1.30am Preliminary pools

7am Semi-Finals

9.30am Bronze medal bouts

11.30am Gold medal bouts

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