Wednesday, 10 May 2017 15:30

Rio 2016: Romania upset world champions to land first gold medal of games

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Romia overturned the world rankings and reversed the result od the 2015 world championships as theirs women's Épée Team soudliy beat China's defending champions to win the country's first-ever Team Fencing Gold ad Carioca Arena on 11 August 2016.

The bout was a repeat of the teams’ showdown in the final at the world championships in Moscow last year but this time the world No.2 defeated the No.1 by a score of 44-38 to collect Romania’s first medal at Rio 2016.

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