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Russia wins team sabre gold

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Russia defeated the Ukraine 45-30 to win the gold medal in the women's team sabre competition.


This is Russia's first medal in the event which was introduced to the Olympics in 2008.


Russia led for the entire match and outscored the Ukraine 15-7 in the last three points.


Yana Egorian and Sofya Velikaya add to their medal collection after winning gold and silver respectively in the individual sabre a few days earlier.




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