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France secure gold in men's sabre

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Video - Ecstactic French win sabre gold

France won the men's team sabre gold medal on Sunday with a 45-37 final victory over the United States.

Nicolas Lopez, Vincent Anstett, Julien Pillet and Boris Sanson won for France with Italy claiming the bronze medal.

Although Keeth Smart won two bouts and tied a third, the French, featuring individual silver medallist Lopez, finished comfortably.

France had earlier beaten Egypt and Italy, while the US had eliminated world champions Hungary and Russia.




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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see also
Richard Kruse's guide to fencing
27 Dec 07 |  Fencing
Beijing 2008
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