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Italian fencer Garozzo wins men’s foil gold

Italian fencer Garozzo wins men's foil gold
Italy's Daniele Garozzo celebrates after winning gold in the men's foil in fencing. Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP
Italy's Daniele Garozzo won gold in the men's foil at the Olympic fencing on Sunday, defeating Alexander Massialas of the United States in the final.

The 24-year-old Garozzo recaptured a title last won by Italy in the 1996 Games in Atlanta, winning by 15 to 11.

Russia's Timur Safin won the bronze medal match, beating Britain's Richard Kruse by 15-13.

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