Russian foil fencers became Olympic champions in the team tournament at the Tokyo Games. The correspondent of “Lenta.ru” informs about it.
Russians Inna Deriglazova, Larisa Korobeinikova, Marta Martyanova and Adelina Zagidullina won the decisive match over their French rivals. The meeting ended with a score of 45:34. The Italian national team became the bronze medalist of the tournament.
In the semifinals, the Russians defeated the Americans. The meeting ended with a score of 45:42 in favor of the domestic team.
On July 25, Deriglazova won silver, and Korobeynikova – bronze in the individual Olympic foil tournament. The winner was American Lee Kiefer.