Daniele Garozzo of Italy won the gold medal in the Men’s Foil Fencing Event of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games on Day 2 of Rio Olympics at the Carioca Arena 3.
Daniele Garozzo stunned top-ranked American Alexander Massialas, defeating him 15-11.
22 year-old Alexander Massialas, a Stanford University junior and San Francisco native won the silver medal. Massialas went in to the summer games as the top ranked fencer in the world. He previously participated in the 2012 Olympic Games in London, when he came in 13th in the individual fencing competition, Team USA officials said.
When he competed in the 2012 games in London, Massialas was the youngest member of the U.S. team from any sport.
Russia’s Timur Safin won the bronze medal after defeating Great Britain’s Richard Kruse 15 – 13.
In Photo above you can see Rio 2016 Men’s (L-R) Silver medalist US Alexander Massialas, Gold medalist Italy’s Daniele Garozzo, and Bronze medalist Russia’s Timur Safin on Winners Podium during presentation ceremony.