Korean fencing men’s saber and women’s epee win gold medals side by side in the World Cup team event

 The Korean fencing men’s saber and women’s epee teams won gold medals in the team event of the first International Fencing Federation (FIE) World Cup this year.

The men’s saber team, consisting of Koo Bon-gil (National Sports Promotion Agency), Ha Han-sol (Seongnam City Hall), Do Gyeong-dong (Daegu Metropolitan City Hall), and Park Sang-won (Daejeon Metropolitan온라인바카라 City Hall), won the World Cup team match held in Warsaw, Poland on the 12th (local time). did.

After defeating the United States in the semifinals, Korea defeated Hungary, the world’s second-ranked player, in the final, winning 45-37, winning their first international team event of the year.

The Korea Fencing Association announced that the generation change was successfully progressing, saying, “We were able to confirm the improvement of the performance of new players, Do Kyung-dong and Park Sang-won.”

The women’s EP team, consisting of Kang Young-mi (Gwangju Metropolitan City Seo-gu Office), Song Se-ra (Busan Metropolitan City Hall), Lee Hye-in (Gangwon-do Office), and Yu Dan-woo (Jeonnam-do Office), reached the top in the team event held in Barcelona, ​​Spain.

In the semifinals, Korea met Estonia, the winner of the women’s epee team event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and won a thrilling victory by 45-44, by 1 point.

In the women’s saber World Cup team event held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, the women’s saber team, consisting of Yun Ji-su, Jeon Ha-young (Seoul City Hall), Jeon Eun-hye (Incheon Metropolitan City Jung-gu Office), and Choi Se-bin (Jeonnam-do Office), lost to Bulgaria 39-45 in the semifinals and won the bronze medal. the contest was over.

The Korean fencing team, which aims to win the Hangzhou Asian Games and the 2024 Paris Olympics, announced a pleasant start by winning gold medals in the men’s saber team event and women’s epee team event and bronze medal in the women’s saber team event at the first World Cup in 2023.

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