Fencers of the Russian national team finished atop the overall medal standings at the World Fencing Championships that took place in the Tennis Academy, Kazan between July 15 and 23. A total of 12 sets of medals were contested. The host nation climbed the top spot of podium three times, Italy and France boast three gold medals as well, the USA, Germany and Ukraine have one gold each. Two national teams at once won the same number of medals - Russia and Italy took 8 medals (3-1-4) but the Russian fencers scored the most points - 378 against 352. France gained 7 medals (3-1-3). The medals were won by 13 national teams overall.
The French fencers proved their championship status by winning the men's team foil final bout at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan.
Italy adds third gold to its tally as its women's foil fencing team takes the top spot on the podium at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan.
Yet another competition day wraps up at the World Fencing Chmapionships in Kazan.
The US sabre fencers won the women's team tournament by defeating the French team in a tough bout.
The men's individual epee final at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan ended with the victory of Ulrich ROBEIRI (FRA).
The women's epee final took place today at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan.
Alexey CHEREMISINOV (RUS) took the title in the men's foil at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan. Silver went to Jianfei MA (CHN).
The women's foil medals were contested today at the World Fencing Championships in Kazan.
The Russian sabre fencer adds first gold to the Russian national team's tally at the World Championships in Kazan.