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MOSCOW, 22 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 45:27. The bronze was won by the representatives of France, who beat the Japanese – 40:34.
In men’s epee competitions, the French became world champions, having beaten the Italian team with a score of 45:42. In the match for bronze, the Japanese defeated the representatives of Hungary – 45:30.
The World Championship in Cairo will end on July 23rd. 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.