The Czech Alexander Choupenitch is the second fencer to get his ticket for Tokyo in the Pre-Olympic tournament in Madrid. Choupenitch beat the Cypriot Alexander Tofalides in the final of the competition by a score of 15-6. Choupenitch, number 26 in the world ranking, was one of the favorites of the competition. Choupenith beat Serbian Cuk 15-9 in the semifinals while Tofalides defeated Ukrainian Yunes 15-12.