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Italy Comes Away With Gold in Foil

September 24, 2000

Italy, the world champion that beat the United States by seven in the semifinals, knocked off Poland, 45-36, to win the team foil gold medal in women's fencing.

The U.S. foil team, bidding to become the first women's squad to win a fencing medal, lost a thrilling bronze-medal match, 45-42, to Germany. The final point was awarded when Ann Marsh was penalized for covering her target on the last touch by Germany's Rita Koenig.

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