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Russian Kolobkov Takes Epee Gold

September 17, 2000|Associated Press

Pavel Kolobkov of Russia finished off a day of upsets Saturday to take an individual gold medal in the men's epee.

Kolobkov defeated 1998 world champion Hugues Obry of France, 15-12, in the title match. Kolobkov was a silver medalist in the team event for Russia at the 1996 Olympics.

Early in the day, Eric Srecki of France, the 1997 world champion and 1992 Olympic champion, lost.

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