Emese Szasz of Hungary wins the Gold Medal in the Women’s Epee Fencing Event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
In a major upset, Szasz, ranked seventh in the world defeated two-time world champion Rossella Fiamingo of Italy 15 – 13. Rossella Fiamingo won the Bronze medal.
After winning the Gold medal, Emese Szasz said “I believed in myself and my fencing, and I did it,” Szasz said.
China’s Yiwen Sun won the bronze medal, beating Lauren Rembi of France 15-13 on a stab with 37 seconds to go.
Second-ranked Sarra Besbes of Tunisia was knocked out in the quarterfinals.
In photo below you can see, Rossella Fiamingo of Italy, Emese Szasz of Hungary, Yiwen Sun of China pose with the medals they won in the Epee Fencing Event of Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games.