MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Today, as part of the European Championship, held these days in Düsseldorf (Germany), the team competition has been held. CSKA athletes Sofia Velikaya, Yana Egoryan, Sofia Pozdnyakova and Olga Nikitina became winners of the tournament.
Two-time Olympic champion, world champion, five-time European champion Yana Egoryan, Olympic champion, seven-time world champion, captain Sophia Velikaya, 2018 world champion Sofia Pozdnyakova and winner of the World and European Championships, Russian champion Olga Nikitina, took precedence in the team competition sabers in the European Championship in .
In the starting meeting of the tournament, the CSKA swordsmen were stronger than the Georgian team (45:29). In the quarterfinals, our athletes with a score of 45:34 overpowered Sablist from Germany. Semifinal match with the representatives of Italy ended with a score of 45:39 in favor of the Russian team.
In the final, Egoryan, Velikaya, Pozdnyakova and Nikitina closed the leaders of the Hungarian national team, winning eight fights out of nine and ending their performance at the tournament to the applause of the fans – 45:34.
The second winner of the bronze was the French team, which lost to the Hungarians in the semi-final (40:45).
Competitions will end on June 22.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should not be perfect.