Vívó Világbajnokság Budapest 2013

5-12 August, 2013, Syma Hall, Budapest

FIE - International Fencing Federation MOL TISSOT

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Flash quotes – last day

Flash quotes – last day

Ukraine and Italy won the team competitions on the last day of the World Championships.

Olga Kharlan (Ukraine) : „I am sad because Ekaterina Dyachenko has broken her leg, she was fencing like that in the final. I hope she’s gonna be all right soon, but also I think I would have beaten her even if she was healthy, just like in the ...

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Russia on the top of the medal table

Russia on the top of the medal table

Host country, Hungary finished on 6th place.

On the last day of the World Fencing Championships Italy convincingly won Men’s team foil competition against Team USA. In the final of Ladies’ Team Sabre Olga Kharlan helped the Ukraine team to the gold against Russia. Perhaps the biggest ...

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Stunning win for Hungary in men’s event

Stunning win for Hungary in men’s event

Russia won the ladies’ epee team competition in Budapest.

Men’s epee team fencing was full of surprise: Czech Republic was not expected in top 8, with a way leading thorugh South Korea on the table of 32, and Switzerland in top 16. Perhaps the greatest surprise was USA failing to qualify to the table of 8 ...

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Party fencing from Team Italy, Russia won men’s event

Party fencing from Team Italy, Russia won men’s event

In Ladies’ wheelchair fencing, host country, Hungary, took a bronze, men’s gold went for Ukraine.

Today’s gold medal from team Italy seemed to be an easy run for the four top-class fencer,  individual winner Ariana Errigo, individual bronze medallist Elisa di Francisca, six-time  Olympic Champion Valentina Vezzali, and Carolina Erba. On the ...

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Flash quotes from Friday

Flash quotes from Friday

Short interviews with Friday's medallists.

Women’s sabre individual Olga Kharlan, gold medal (Ukraine) I am really happy, it was my dream. It’s cool, but it was a hard work. I like this championships, it’s so nice. I was relaxed before the bout, I didn’t feel ...

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American surprise and Kharlan’s success

American surprise and Kharlan’s success

Overwhelming Chinese success and silver medal for the host country in wheelchair fencing.

The current leader of the world rankings outclassed almost the whole field in Ladies’ sabre fencing: it was not until the semi-finals that Ukranian Olga Kharlan played a really hard bout. In top 8 she had to face the Hungarian surprise-athlete Anna ...

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René Roch is satisfied with the World Championships

René Roch is satisfied with the World Championships

Among the VIP guests of the MOL World Fencing Championships, also can be found René Roch, former president of the International Fencing Federation (FIE). Mr. Roch is in good health at the age of 84, and clearly enjoys his days spent in Budapest.

French diplomat was the leader of fencing life between 1992 and 2008, he helped this sport to stabilize in the program of Olympic Games, and Ladies' epee and sabre to get included in the Olympic program, not to mention the introduction of video ...

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Epee day in wheelchair fencing

Epee day in wheelchair fencing

Two Chinese and Russian golds, one went for Thailand on Thursday.

In wheelchair fencing, in Ladies' A category, home competitor Zsuzsanna Krajnyák (world rank no.1.) met her big rival, Yuliya Efimova too early, on the table of 8, and was beaten by the Russian, currantly 2nd on the world rank list. In the ...

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Flash quotes from Thursday

Flash quotes from Thursday

Two Estonian fencer won in epee.

Men’s epee category Nikolaj Novosjolov, gold medallist: „This World Championships was really important for me. I have been concentrating on it since the Olympics. I put a lot of energy in it, I am incredibly happy!” Ruben Limardo, ...

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