Ukrainian athlete Olga Kharlan won the World Fencing Championship, held in Leipzig, Germany. This was reported by the press service of the National Olympic Committee on Facebook.
"World triumph, Olga Kharlan is the world champion in sabers fencing," the NOC wrote.
In the final, Ukrainian athlete defeated Sarra Besbes from Tunisia with a score of 15:5.
President Petro Poroshenko has already congratulated sportswoman on Twitter.
"Our Olga Kharlan is a world champion in fencing, congratulations on a brilliant victory!" - wrote Poroshenko.
Earlier Olga Kharlan won the World Cup in fencing in Tunisia.
"Golden" return of Olga Kharlan! Olympic champion in fencing Olga Kharlan won the World Cup in fencing in Tunisia! Congratulations to the best sportswoman in 2016 with an excellent return, " wrote Ukrainian NOC.