The first world champions from Budapest
The first two individual events finished at the World Fencing Championship in Budapest, closing men's saber and women's epee competitions.
Women's epee ended with an exciting final for a new titleholder Moellhausen Nathalie representing Brasil, that defeated Lin Sheng from China by a single point difference 13:12. Lin faced Kryvytska Olena (UKR) in the semifinal with another tight match 15:14.
Oh Sanguk (KOR) claimed the title in men's saber after defeating Szatmari Andras (HUN) in the final 15:12 and Curatoli Luca (ITA) in the semifinal 15:11. Szatmari fenced against Abedini Mojtaba (IRI) in the second semifinal.
Tomorrow, men's epee and women's foil individual competitions will be fenced.