German and Polish Teams Win Men’s Sabre and Women’s Epee Gold at European Fencing Championships

DUSSELDORF, Germany, June 22, 2019—Geman men’s sabre and Polish women’s epee teams scored victories on the final day of the 2019 European Fencing Championships in Dusseldorf. On this last of six days of individual and team competition, 29 teams from throughout Europe participated in the day’s events.

In men’s team sabre, Germany defeated Hungary in the final and gold-medal round, winning with a 45-43 score. Hungary overcame Romania in the semifinal, 45-40, and Germany beat Italy, 45-42. The bronze medal went to Italy over Romania, 45-35.

Poland narrowly defeated Russia in the final of women’s team epee, winning gold with a 26-25 score. Russia also had a close win against Italy in the semifinal, 36-35, while Poland defeated France, 45-37. Winning with a 45-38 score, Italy took the bronze medal against France.

Final rankings for men’s team sabre at the European Fencing Championships included Germany (gold), Hungary (silver), Italy (bronze), Romania, France, Russia, Georgia and Great Britain.

For women’s team epee, final rankings included Poland (gold), Russia (silver), Italy (bronze), France, Ukraine, Germany, Estonia and Hungary.

Complete and official FIE results may be found here.

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