Sat, 25 Sep 2021

TOKYO, July 28 (Xinhua) -- Defending champions South Korea retained their men's sabre team crown after beating Italy in the final at the Tokyo Games on Wednesday.

The trio of Kim Jung-hwan, Oh Sanguk, Gu Bon-gil and KIM Jun-ho dominated Italy 45-26, becoming the first team to win back-to-back gold medals in the men's sabre team since France in 2004-2008.

World No.1 Oh Sanguk went up 5-0 against Aldo Montano in the second bout before KIM Junghwan beat Montano 5-1 to extend the lead to 20-7 after the fifth bout.

Hungary won the bronze after beating Germany 45-40.

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