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The Russian national wheelchair fencing team won the European championship in Italy

25 September 2018

In the Italian city of Terni, from September 17 to 23, the European Wheelchair Fencing Championships took place.

As the result of the Russian National Paralympic fencers won 8 gold, 3 silver and 9 bronze medals. The Russian team won the first team place in the final medal table.

During  the fourth, fifth and sixth competitive days the Russian National Paralympic Team won 4 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze medals.

The Russian National Paralympic Team won the team competitions at the epee. Champions were: Julia Maya (Efimova), Alena Evdokimova, Lyudmila Vasilieva, Victoria Boykova, and also was the strongest in the team competitions of the foist-riders - as part of the team Roman Fedyaev, Arthur Yusupov, Nikita Nagaev, Albert Kamalov

Ksenia Ovsyannikova became the strongest in the rapier competition in the C class. Her neighbors on the podium are the athlete from Ukraine Anna Pashkova (silver medal), Ulrike LOTZ-LANGE / from Germany and Consuelo NORA / from Italy (bronze awards).

The silver award was won by Russian athletes in the team competitions of the foil-wrestlers: Yevgenia Sychev, Alena Evdokimova, Irina Mishurova, Victoria Boykova, Yulia Mayia (Efimova) became winners.

Golden awards were won by Russians athletes in epees Team competitions -  Maxim Shaburov, Roman Fedyaev, Artur Yusupov, Alexander Kuzyukov- become champions.

The Russian National Paralympic Team consisted of 21 athletes.

At the last European Championship, which took place in 2016, the Russian National Fencing on Wheelchairs Team  won 10 gold, 4 silver and 13 bronze medals and the first place in the team event.

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