Fencing: Italy wins Olympic women's foil team event

AP, Thursday 2 Aug 2012

Fencer Elisa Di Francisca won her second gold medal at the London Olympics on Thursday, leading Italy to a 45-32 victory over defending champion Russia in the final of the women's foil team event

Elisa Di Francisca
Italy's gold medalists Elisa Di Francisca, left to right, Arianna Errigo, Valentina Vezzali and Ilaria Salvatori celebrate after defeating Russia in the gold medal match at women's team foil fencing at the 2012 Summer Olympics (Photo: AP)

Di Francisca and teammates Arianna Errigo and Valentina Vezzali went 1-2-3 at Saturday's individual competition. Ilaria Salvatori also competed a round in the final, replacing Errigo.

South Korea won bronze with a 45-32 victory over France.

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