Team USA Women’s Saber Bronze in Tianjin, China; Russia Wins Gold



Tianjin, China – Team USA Women’s Saber defeated Japan in the round of 16 45-28, followed by a 45-38 victory over China to advance to the top 4.  In the Semi-finals, the team lost a heart-breaker 44-45 to eventual winner Russia before beating France for the Bronze Medal.    Russia went on to defeat Ukraine for the gold.

Mariel Zagunis captured the individual gold the previous day and maintains her #1 world ranking over Ukrainian Olga Kharlan.