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Ukrainian women's team wins gold in World Cup stage

by Rachel Amran November 13, 2023 1:16 AM 1 min read
Vlada Kharkova, Bezhura Dzhoan-Feybi, Olena Kryvytska and Inna Brovko win gold in épée fencing in Legnano, Italy. (International Fencing Federation/Twitter) 
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The Ukrainian women's team won gold in épée fencing at the first stage of the World Cup in Legnano, Italy, Suspline media outlet reported on Nov. 12.

The two-day competition in Legnano was the first stage in the 2023/2024 season of women's épée fencing.

Ukrainian fencers Bezhura Dzhoan-Feybi, Vlada Kharkova, Inna Brovko, and Olena Kryvytska defeated South Korea to earn gold at the season-opener. The team finished with a total score of 41:40.

According to Suspline, victory in Legano marks the first gold in women's épée since Oct.  2016 when Ukraine once again defeated the South Korean women's team.  

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