31 May 2016, Tuesday, 12:31

Bashkortostan representatives won bronze medals at European Paralympic Fencing Championship


UFA, 31 May 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Sergey Zakharov/. The Russian national team won the bronze medals at the European Paralympic Fencing Championship, which took place in Italy.

The Russian team included at once two representatives of Bashkortostan — Svetlana Sapozhnikova from Baltika village  and Albina Kuramshina from Chishmy.

The Russians in a bitter struggle, having beaten the Italian team, took the third place in the team competition. The partners of our girls were Natalia Afonina from Novosibirsk and Muscovite Irina Mishurova.

Total the Russian team won 10 gold medals in the championship, the website of the Russian Fencing Federation informs.