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Golden day for Russia at the fencing world championships

Golden day for Russia at the fencing world championships
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The Russians had a golden day three at the World Fencing Championships in Leipzig Germany.

In the women’s epee individual gold medal match Tatiana Gudkova took on Poland’s Ewa Nelip.

This weekend is the World Fencing Championship in Leipzig DFBfechten</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/fencing?src=hash">#fencing</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/fechten?src=hash">#fechten</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Leipzig2017?src=hash">#Leipzig2017</a> <a href="https://t.co/YEQ6ZDyzif">pic.twitter.com/YEQ6ZDyzif</a></p>— James Turek (jamesturek1) July 21, 2017

And it was the 24-year-old Russian left hander who claimed her first medal at a senior world championship.

Domínio russo nos Mundais de Esgrima: Tatiana Gudkova e Dmitry Zherebchenko levam o ouro https://t.co/pTX70UysrSpic.twitter.com/aPe1qZZh4z

— euronews Português (@euronewspt) July 24, 2017

In the men`s individual foil final the Russian Dmitry Zherebchenko drew swords against the Japanese fencer Toshiya Saito who had put out the world number one Italy’s Daniele Garozzo in semi.

#Leipzig2017 ZHEREBCHENKO Dmitry #RUS will face SHIKINE Takahiro #JPN in the semifinals of men’s foil.

Watch Live: https://t.co/PF5f40DOofpic.twitter.com/Zh0oyetDVW

— FIE (@FIE_fencing) July 23, 2017

Not to be for Japan the gold going Russia’s way for two in a day for Russian fencing.

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