Both athletes failed to make use of their final qualification opportunity for the summer games in Tokyo.

On Saturday, Luxembourgish fencer Lis Fautsch competed at a qualification event in Madrid, where she needed to win to secure a place in the Olympic Games. However, the 34-year-old suffered a narrow 14:15 loss in the first round against Susan Maria Sica from Great Britain.

On Sunday, Giannotte came 14th at the same competition. He was beaten 12:15 by tournament winner Jakub Jura from the Czech Republic, who thus qualified for the Olympic Games in Tokyo.