8 Russia beats Ukraine......again !
Today Russia won again against Ukropia....in fencing in Rio !
Russian saber fencers stunned Ukraine in the women’s team final 45-30
earning Russia its sixth gold at the Rio Olympics. Fencing has been
extremely successful for Russia at the games so far, with four gold
medals out of six claimed in the discipline.
The Rio Olympic champion in individual saber Yana Egorian, silver
medalist Sofya Velikaya and Yulia Gavrilova beat a Ukrainian team led by
2008 Beijing Olympics team champion and Rio bronze medalist Olga
Kharlan in an epic final battle.
Team Russia coach Ilgar Mamedov said that Russian fencers were
fighting with great passion from the beginning of the match, which was a
key to their overall successful performance.“It was important that they managed to break away at the very start. The girls were on fire and led the fight to victory,” he said.