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MOSCOW, 23 Jul – Italian foil fencers won the team event at the Fencing World Championships in Cairo.
In the final of the tournament, the Italians defeated the Americans with a score of 45:39. The bronze was won by the French, who defeated the Japanese (45:30).
In women’s saber competitions, the first place was taken by the Hungarians, who in the final were stronger than the French with a score of 45:40. In the match for bronze medals, the Japanese beat the Spanish (45:43).
The World Championship in Cairo ended on July 23. In March, the International Fencing Federation (FIE) temporarily suspended Russian athletes from participating in competitions under its auspices due to the situation in Ukraine. At the previous World Championships, which took place in 2019 in Budapest, Russian athletes took first place in the medal standings.