Novosjolov wins Second World Title

Novosjolov (EST) vs Limardo (VEN) at the 2013 Mens Epee World Championships match in Budapest. Photo STimacheff/FencingPhotos.com

Novosjolov (EST) vs Limardo (VEN) at the 2013 Mens Epee World Championships match in Budapest. Photo STimacheff/FencingPhotos.com

In the Men’s Epee final, The reigning Olympic champion Ruben Limardo (VEN) is bested by the 2010 World Champion Nikolai Novosjolov (EST), who wins his second title, 15-7. Estonia also claimed the Women’s Epee title.

Ruben Limardo, 2012 Gold Medalist and Venezuela’s first Olympic fencing champion, made it to the finals beating both Gabor Boczko (HUN) in the quarterfinals and Swiss Fabian Kauter easily. There he met Nikolay Novosjolov, currently ranked 5th in the world. From the beginning, Novosjolov took the lead and Limardo never got really into the match. Novosjolov finished the match 15:7 to win his second world championship gold medal after 2010 in Paris.

Video Highlights of the match (from Universal Sports)

Final Results: 2013 Men’s Epee World Championship

(Full results available on the official results pages.)

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Men’s epee – Budapest World Championships 2013. Photo Serge Timacheff/FencingPhotos.com

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