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.
#Leipzig2017ZHEREBCHENKO Dmitry #RUS will face SHIKINE Takahiro #JPN in the semifinals of men’s foil.— FIE (@FIE_fencing) July 23, 2017
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Not to be for Japan the gold going Russia’s way for two in a day for Russian fencing.