Coraline Vitalis (FRA) became the World Champion in stunning style beating Nadine Stahlberg (GER) 15-6 in the first period. Having fenced superbly all day the German was given no time to settle into the fight as Vitalis stormed to victory. Xue Qin (CHN) and Yulya Svystil (UKR) took home the bronze medals.
Eli Dershwitz (USA) pulled out an 8-3 lead in the first period of his men’s sabre gold medal match with Francesco Bonsanto (ITA). His tactical dominance continued in the second period and he took the final individual World title with a 15-8 vicotry. Mohamed Amer (EGY) and Jules De Visscher (BEL) secured the bronze medals.