Plovdiv said goodbye to the European Fencing Championships

Plovdiv said goodbye to the European Fencing Championships
19 July 2009
BULGARIAPlovdiv
Today was the last day of the European Fencing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The last titles of the best teams of the Continent won Hungarians in men's epee and Ukrainians – in women's sabre tournaments.

In the final Hungarian epeeists defeated Switzerland - 45:32. The third place went to Italians.

The Italian team was also the third in women's sabre, and Ukraine and Russia fought for the "gold". Ukrainian sabre fencers, Olympic Champions-2008, were stronger - 45:31 - and celebrated their first-time victory in the history of the European Championships.

In total medal table the best team title went to Italians. They won 5 "gold" and 4 "bronze" awards. German finished with 6 medals (2 "gold", "silver" and 3 "bronze"). Ukrainian team won 2 "gold" and 2 "bronze" awards. Traditional favorites - Russia and France - looked weaker than usual. Russians have got only one "gold" medal, and Frenchmen remained without the highest awards at all.

MEDALS

Country

Gold

Silver

Bronze

Total

1

Italy

5

0

4

9

2

Germany

2

1

3

6

3

Ukraine

2

0

2

4

4

Russia

1

5

0

6

5

Romania

1

1

0

2

6

Hungary

1

0

2

3

7

France

0

2

5

7

8-9

Switzerland

0

1

1

2

8-9

Great Britain

0

1

1

2

10

Poland

0

1

0

1

July 2009
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