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MOSCOW, 21 July – South Korean fencers and saber fencers won the team competition at the World Fencing Championships in Cairo.
In the final of the women’s team competition of epee fencers, the South Koreans were stronger than the Italians. Bronze medals went to the Polish team.
In the saber competition, the South Koreans outperformed the Hungarians in the final. The third place was taken by the Italian team.
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.