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Ukraine clinch team sabre title

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Ukraine beat China to win the women's team sabre gold after the host nation's last fencer squandered a healthy lead.

China had been on course for victory when they led 40-36, but team leader Tan Xue was unable to subdue Olena Khomrova and Ukraine triumphed 45-44.

Ukraine beat the American team of Mariel Zagunis, Sada Jacobson and Becca Ward, who swept the individual sabre medals, in the semi-final.

The Americans picked up bronze after beating world champions France 45-38.




Fencing medals table

Sunday, 24 August 2008 10:17 UK
Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TOTAL
1 also show each event results forFrance 2 2 0 4
Men's Individual Epee 0 1 0
Men's Individual Sabre 0 1 0
Men's Team Epee 1 0 0
Men's Team Sabre 1 0 0
2 also show each event results forItaly 2 0 5 7
Men's Individual Epee 1 0 0
Men's Individual Foil 0 0 1
Men's Team Epee 0 0 1
Men's Team Sabre 0 0 1
Women's Individual Foil 1 0 1
Women's Team Foil 0 0 1
3 also show each event results forGermany 2 0 0 2
Men's Individual Foil 1 0 0
Women's Individual Epee 1 0 0
4 also show each event results forUSA 1 3 2 6
Men's Team Sabre 0 1 0
Women's Individual Sabre 1 1 1
Women's Team Foil 0 1 0
Women's Team Sabre 0 0 1
5 also show each event results forChina 1 1 0 2
Men's Individual Sabre 1 0 0
Women's Team Sabre 0 1 0
6 also show each event results forRussia 1 0 0 1
Women's Team Foil 1 0 0
7 also show each event results forUkraine 1 0 0 1
Women's Team Sabre 1 0 0
8 also show each event results forRomania 0 1 1 2
Men's Individual Sabre 0 0 1
Women's Individual Epee 0 1 0
9 also show each event results forJapan 0 1 0 1
Men's Individual Foil 0 1 0
10 also show each event results forPoland 0 1 0 1
Men's Team Epee 0 1 0
11 also show each event results forSouth Korea 0 1 0 1
Women's Individual Foil 0 1 0
12 also show each event results forHungary 0 0 1 1
Women's Individual Epee 0 0 1
13 also show each event results forSpain 0 0 1 1
Men's Individual Epee 0 0 1

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07 Aug 08 |  Olympics


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