Rio 2016: Ukraine lost to Russia’s team and wins silver in saber fencing

Source : 112 Ukraine

Our team fought to the last ditch
09:32, 14 August 2016


Teams on Ukraine and Russia met in the finals of the women's team tournament in saber fencing at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

Ukraine - Russia 30-45


Russians started the match better, and after a few fights have built a great advance in eight points. Olga Harlan managed to close the gap a little bit after beating Egoryan in the middle of the tournament, but the ending was performed more confident by Russian saber fencers. As a result, with a score of 30-45, our team lost to Russia and remained with a silver medal.

Сборная Украина по фехтованию на саблях после победы в 1/2 олимпийских соревнований над командой Италии

Thus, Ukraine has now 4 medals (3 silver and 1 bronze) and takes 42nd place in the overall standings.

Related: Rio 2016: Results as of August 13 (evening)

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