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Gold in Doha for French fencer

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By Euronews
Gold in Doha for French fencer

The first day of the Doha Grand Prix in Qatar threw up a Swiss-French final in the men’s epee event. Daniel Jerent took the gold defeating Peer Borsky.

Jerent had won comfortably in his semi-final with a difference of seven points but the contest with Borsky was much closer. The Swiss had led early on taking the first point, the contest went to 5-5 before Jerent raced ahead taking a 12-8 lead, completing the victory 15-8.

Gauthier Grumiere and Enrico Garozzo took the bronze medals for France and Italy.