Igor Reizlin won a bronze medal in sword fencing.
Igor Reislin against Andrea Santarelli / photo by REUTERS
Swordsman Igor Reislin beat Italian Andrea Santarelli in the match for third place in the Olympic Games.
In the semifinals, Reislin lost to the Frenchman. On the way to bronze, Reislin defeated Swiss Benjamin Steffen (15:11) and Max Heinzer (15:12). And in the quarterfinals, the Ukrainian was stronger than the Egyptian Mohamed Elsayed – 15:13.
The 37-year-old Reislin is the 2019 world runner-up in team competitions and the 2019 World Cup bronze medalist in individual competitions.
For Reislin, it was his debut Olympics. This is the second medal for Ukraine in Tokyo and bronze again!
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