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Nov 08, 2017

Richárd Osváth and Zsuzsanna Krajnyak win gold medals at Wheelchair Fencing World Championships

Hungary’s Paralympic fencing silver medalist defeated Matteo Betti of Italy in tense final in front of a packed crowd in Rome

Richárd Osváth has won a gold medal in the men’s Foil A at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation (IWAS) Wheelchair Fencing World Championships.

Hungary’s Paralympic fencing silver medallist defeated Matteo Betti of Italy in tense final in front of a packed crowd in Rome.

According to insidethegames.biz, the 32-year-old won gold by a 15-14 margin to add to the silver medal won in the same event at Rio 2016 and bronze at London 2012.

Zsuzsanna Krajnyak also defeated Hong Kong’s top seed Yu Chui Yee 15-9 to take Hungary’s second gold in the women’s épée A.