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Rio Olympics 2016: Aron Szilagyi retains his Olympic individual sabre title

Rio Olympics 2016: Aron Szilagyi retains his Olympic individual sabre title

Áron Szilágyi

Hungary’s Aron Szilagyi retained his Olympic individual sabre title by winning gold at Rio 2016.

Szilagyi, 26, won 15-8 against American world silver medallist Daryl Homer, with South Korea’s Junghwan Kim claiming bronze.

In the women’s individual foil, Russia’s Inna Deriglazova deposed reigning champion Elisa Di Francisca.

Deriglazova, 26, won 12-11 in the final against the Italian, while world number one Arianna Errigo lost in the last 16.

Tunisia’s Ines Boubakri took bronze.

bbc.com

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