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Gilliver takes gold at Pisa World Cup

on 27-05-2015 08:38

Piers Gilliver took gold at the IWAS Wheelchair Fencing World Cup in  Pisa this week, a Rio 2016 qualification event.

Gilliver successfully defeated France's  Romain Nobel in a convincing victory 11- 6 in the final of the Épée Class A competition. This is his 4th gold medal in recent World Cup Events.

Dimitri Coutya, the youngest member of the team, finished with a nail biting final against Alession Sarri (Italy) in the Foil Class B where he was narrowly defeated, securing silver for GB.


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