Hungary secured the junior women’s team sabre gold medal as action continued today at the Junior and Cadets World Fencing Championships in the Polish city of Toruń.
The Hungarians beat Germany 45-43 in the final at Arena Toruń.
They had earlier defeated the United States 45-44 in the semi-finals.
Germany overcame Italy 45-43 in the other last-four encounter.
Italy recovered from that loss to claim a 45-34 win over the US in the bronze medal match.
In the equivalent men’s event, Italy came out on top by beating Russia 45-39 in the final.
It followed a 45-43 victory over France in the semi-finals.
Russia defeated the US 45-42 to reach the final.
The bronze medal match saw the US overcome France 45-40.
Action is due to continue tomorrow with the junior men’s and women’s individual foil events.