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Kharlan and Limbach win sabre gold in Seoul


Kharlan and Limbach win sabre gold in Seoul


Ukraine’s Olga Kharlan produced a stunning performance to outclass Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States in the final of the women’s saber Grand Prix in Seoul on Sunday.

The two-time world champion, who took bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics proved too strong for her opponent throughout the contest, eventually winning through 15-9.

In the men’s event, Germany’s Nicolas Limbach kept his composure to beat Nicolas Rousset

The 25-year-old, who won the World Cup in 2009 and 2010, edged out Daryl Homer in the semi-final and carried his momentum into the showpiece match with a convincing 15-8 triumph.

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