Beaten 45-43 the Hungary of the triolympic Szilagyi, overcome in a great final assault by Curatoli. Aldo lights up the Azzurri from 25-30, Berrè is monumental. Muscle problems for Samele. Now there is South Korea
The Hungary of three-time Olympic champion Aron Szilagyi forces Italy to the final for the bronze. The blues got off to a bad start, they completed the comeback in the last stages: first Aldo Montano went up from 25-30 to 32-35, then Enrico Berrè – in a great day – led the blues 40-39 ahead before the last assault . And Luca Curatoli has packaged the masterpiece against Szilagy to which he placed a 5-4 run. The final hug with Luigi Samele, who had to give up after the first assault due to a muscle problem, was beautiful.
Great performance by Montano, who closed with a balance of +4 between the hits given and received, but Berrè was also great (+3) while Curatoli, the youngest of the group and eliminated immediately in the individual test, was masterful with Szilagy. Now at 2.30 pm the Azzurri will challenge South Korea who beat Germany 45-42. For Italy the men’s team saber will be the 21st Olympic medal, in the last participation in London 2012 Montano and his companions closed with the bronze.
July 28, 2021 (change July 28, 2021 | 07:42)
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