A gold medallist in the individual tournament will be determined on Saturday at the FIE World Cup in Women’s Foil in Kazan.
Day 2 of the FIE World Cup started with several unexpected results. Top seeded fencers, Yuka Ueno and Sera Azuma of Japan, got eliminated in the table 64 round; Larisa Korobeynikova and Anastasia Ivanova of Russia also suffered a defeat in the same stage.
Lee Kifer of the United States was also unsuccessful, losing a bout to another participant of the preliminary round, Jessica Guo of Canada, 11:15, whereas Italian Arianna Errigo (No 4 seed) was beaten in a tense duel by Rio Azuma of Japan – 13:15. Other favourites of the tournament had some difficult matches as well.
The following pairs will face off in the table 8 tournament:
Inna Deriglazova (Russia) – Shi Yue (China)
Adelina Zagidullina (Russia) – Rio Azuma (Japan)
Aida Mohamed (Hungary) – Elisa Di Francisca (Italy)
Fanni Kreiss (Hungary) – Alice Volpi (Italy)
Day 3 competition schedule
February 23 (team competition)
9:00 – Start
17:00 – Final
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