Hungary’s Andrasfi, Team France Win Bern Men’s Epee World Cup

BERN, Switz., Nov. 11-13—Hungary’s Tibor Andrasfi won the individual gold medal at the Bern Men’s Epee World Cup, and France won the team gold medal. The event took place at Bern’s Mobiliar Arena, with 295 individual fencers and 37 teams participating in the competition.

Andrasfi faced Colombia’s John Edison Rodriguez in the final match of the individual event, winning with a 12-11 score. In the semifinal round, Rodriguez won against France’s Luidgi Midelton, 15-12, while Andrasfi beat Japan’s Koki Kano, 15-11.

In the men’s team epee event, France won against Korea in the final match, 45-41. Korea defeated Italy in the semifinals, 45-36, while France beat Hungary, 45-44. The bronze medal went to Hungary over Italy, 30-28.

Final rankings in men’s individual epee included Tibor Andrasfi (HUN, gold), John Edison Rodriguez (COL, silver), Koki Kano (JPN, bronze), Luidgi Midelton (FRA, bronze), Mate Tamas Koch (HUN), Federico Vismara (ITA), Valerio Cuomo (ITA) and Enrico Garozzo (ITA).

Final rankings in men’s team epee included France (gold), Korea (silver), Hungary (bronze), Italy, Japan, Israel, Switzerland and Spain.

Complete and official results for the event may be found here on the FIE web site. For more exciting world fencing news and features, check out the YouTube FIE Fencing Channel.

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