Team ROC earned gold in the women’s team sabre competition as their fencers saw off the challenge of France in the final at Tokyo 2020 today.
Tokyo 2020 is guaranteed to be Japan's most successful Olympic Games after the host nation clinched their first fencing gold medal in the men's team épée event here.
The team representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) defeated France 45-34 here tonight to claim the women's foil team gold.
South Korea beat Italy at the Makuhari Messe piste to retain their Olympic fencing title tonight in the men’s team sabre event - nine years after they won it at London 2012.
Estonia beat South Korea 36-32 in an enthralling women’s team épée final at the Makuhari Messe Hall B in Chiba.
Cheung Ka Long has won Hong Kong's first fencing gold, defeating 2016 Rio Olympic champion Daniele Garozzo of Italy 15-11 in the foil at Tokyo 2020.
Lee Kiefer became the first American fencer to win Olympic foil gold by overcoming defending champion Inna Deriglazova here today.
Hungary’s Áron Szilágyi claimed his third Olympic men's sabre individual title in succession with a stunning 15-7 victory over Italy’s Luigi Samele at the Tokyo 2020 Games here, while China’s Sun Yiwen triumphed in a dramatic women's épée individual final.
Hungary’s Áron Szilágyi will be aiming to complete a hat-trick of Olympic gold medals when the fencing competition starts here today.
The European Fencing Championships in Plovdiv have been delayed until at least the autumn, following on from the cancellation of last year's event in Minsk because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Two fencers from Uzbekistan and two from Singapore have booked places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games by winning an Asia-Oceania qualification tournament in Tashkent.
Russia claimed both junior team épée titles on the last day of competition at the Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships in Egypt.
Poland's Alicja Klasik and Antoni Socha won cadet épée titles on penultimate day of the Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships in Egypt.
France's Kendrick Jean Joseph and Polina Khaertdinova of Russia claimed the men's and women's junior épée titles on day seven Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships in Egypt.
Russia clinched both team foil gold medals as the Junior and Cadet World Fencing Championships continued in Egypt’s capital Cairo.