31 July 2012, Tuesday, 12:59

Ufa foilsmen enter struggle at Olympic Games-2012

author: Dmitriy Slezin

On Tuesday, July 31, the Russian fencers Alexey Cheremisinov, and Bashkir sportsmen from Ufa Arthur Ahmathuzin and Renal Ganeev will begin struggle in men's foil tournament at anniversary XXX Olympic Games in London. Sebastyan Bachmann (Germany), Richard Kruse (Great Britain) and the winner of pair Anas Mostafa (Egypt) — Tarek Ajyad (Egypt) become their contenders in individual round of 1/16.

It should be mentioned that these are the judoists who are in the lead of the Russian team having two "gold" medals. Among three "bronze" awards of the Russian national team one was won by the fencer Nikolay Kovalev.

China is ahead of the whole planet in medal count with 17 medals, among which there are nine gold, five silver and three bronze awards. Russia with five medals is on the seventh position.

themes: Olympic Games