Ukraine's Olga Kharlan strikes another top saber fencing title (Video)

20:30, 21 July 2019
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This time, she won the World Fencing Championship held in Budapest, beating Russia's Sofia Velikaya (15:14) in a hard-fought individual final, InsideTheGames reports.

Kharlan reached the final by thrashing Romania's Bianca Pascu 15-5, while Velikaya, the 2015 world champion and last year's silver medallist, edged out Greece's Theodora Gkountoura 15-11.

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The triumph for the four-time Olympic medallist saw her add to the world titles she claimed in 2013, 2014, 2017.

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