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Five things we learned about wheelchair fencing at Rio 2016
It was a terrific five days of fencing action in Carioca Arena 3. Here’s five things that we learned during Rio 2016.
China’s fencers sign off with foil team golds
Double foil team gold on the final day consolidates China’s place at the top of the wheelchair fencing medals table.
Wheelchair fencing: Day five preview
China seek to extend their lead at the top of the medals table on the final day of wheelchair fencing competition at Rio 2016.
France’s fencers win dramatic epee gold
With scores tied after added time it took a virtual coin toss to separate France and China in the men’s epee team final.
Wheelchair fencing preview: Day four
Hungary and France are favourites in the first of the wheelchair fencing team competitions, but China are the ones in form.
Victory for Vio in wheelchair fencing foil event
Italy’s Bebe Vio adds Paralympic gold to her world and European titles. “It was like everybody was inside my mask with me,” she said.
Wheelchair fencing: Day three preview
A torchbearer at London 2012, Italy’s Bebe Vio is now favourite for gold at Rio 2016.
Treble gold for China’s epee fencers
It was China’s turn to dominate on day two of wheelchair fencing as they captured three of the four available epee gold medals.
Wheechair fencing: Day two preview
Brazil’s Jovane Silva Guissone admits the pressure is on as he looks to defend Paralympic title on home soil at Rio 2016.
Ukraine’s wheelchair fencers dominate on day one
Anton Datsko and Andrii Demchuk both take sabre gold on the opening day of fencing at Rio 2016 Paralympics.
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