Russian saber fencer Resetnicov became world champion

  • Veniamin Reshetnikov
  • Veniamin Reshetnikov

© AFP 2013 / ATTILA KISBENEDEK

BUDAPEST, Aug. 7 — R-Sport.Russian saber fencerVeniamin ReshetnikovbecameWorld Championin Budapest, defeating his compatriot in the finalNikolai Kovalyov.

The fight ended in favor of Resetnicov with a score 15:13. That is, gold and silver were guaranteed the Russians in any case competitions.

The last time Russia was gold in the individual saber competition at the World Championships in 2007, when the success of the celebrated Stanislav Pozdnyakov, now holds the post of first vice-president of the Russian Fencing Federation.

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