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
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And it was the 24-year-old Russian left hander who claimed her first medal at a senior world championship.
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.
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Not to be for Japan the gold going Russia’s way for two in a day for Russian fencing.