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Rigin outclasses Massialas in Cuba


Rigin outclasses Massialas in Cuba


Russia’s Dmitry Rigin kept his composure to edge out Alexander Massialas and clinch the men’s foil Grand Prix in Havana on Sunday.

The 29-year-old, who took silver at the Prince Takamodo World Cup in Tokyo last year, was made to battle hard throughout the contest but stepped it up a gear in the dying moments with three consecutive hits to win through 15-12.

This was Rigin’s second straight win here in Cuba after he downed Auki Ota in the final last year.

The next event gets underway in Shanghai on May 15.

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