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Joy for Vezzali

London 2012 - Valentina Vezzali of Italy celebrates winning gold during her contest with Larisa Korobeynikova of Russia in the women's Foil Team Fencing gold medal match.
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Ok, says Jung

London 2012 - Jung Gil-Ok on her way to helping Republic of Korea win the fencing bronze medal match in the Women's Team Foil.
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Italy's victory dance

London 2012 - Italy's jubilant women's foil fencing team can hardly contain themselves as they celebrate their gold medal victory of Russia.
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Italy scores a hit

London 2012 - Elisa Di Francisca touches the torso of Inna Deriglazova of Russia to run up the Italian score toward a gold medal in women’s foil fencing competition.
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Korea leads France during bronze match

London 2012 - Jung Gil Ok of Korea battles with Corinne Maitrejean of France in bout two of the women’s team foil bronze medal match.
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Vezzali roars to gold

London 2012 - Valentina Vezzali roars upon scoring and is one point away from helping Italy defeat Russia in the gold medal match of women’s team foil fencing.
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Flying visit

London 2012 - Royal Air Force officers at the Women's Team Foil Fencing gold medal ceremony.
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At the sharp end

London 2012 - a point is scored in the Italy v Russia Women's Team Foil gold medal match.
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Visions of Oh Ha Na

London 2012 - Oh Ha Na of South Korea does battle with her French opponent in the Women's Foil bronze medal match at the ExCel.
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A view of the piste

London 2012 - a dramatic view of fencing competitors in action at the ExCel.
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Maitrejean scores

London 2012 - Jean Maitrejean scores on Jung Gil Ok to temporarily tip the score in favor of France over Korea in the bronze medal women’s team foil matchup.
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Italian gold stars

London 2012 - Ilaria Salvatori, Arianna Errigo, Valentina Vezzali and Elisa Di Francisca of Italy celebrate gold in the medal ceremony after the women's Foil Team Fencing gold medal match. the country's 'dream team' have already won three individual medals.
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Italy triumphs

London 2012 - Errigo, Vezzali and Di Francisca of italy leap for joy after winning gold against Russia in the Women's Team Foil competition.
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Time out

London 2012 - Oh Ha Na of South Korea takes a break between bouts in the bronze medal match.
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Italian ‘dream team’ celebrate

London 2012 - Ilaria Salvatori, Arianna Errigo, Valentina Vezzali and Elisa Di Francisca of Italy celebrate their gold medals after women’s team foil fencing competition.
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Italy foils Russia

London 2012 - Italy's triumphant fencing team celebrate after winning the Women's Foil Team gold medal match.
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Win for Di Francisca

London 2012 - Russia's Inna Deriglazova and Elisa Di Francisca high-five after their final bout. Italy won the match 45-31 to take gold.
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Jung and gifted

London 2012 - Jung Gil-Ok of Republic of Korea after her bout in the Team Foil bronze medal match with France.
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The foil

London 2012 - the modern fencing foil is derived from sword training weapons used in the 18th century.
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Fencing champs on the podium

London 2012 - Russian, Italian and South Korean Fencing Team Foil medal winners on the podium.
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Crossed swords

London 2012 - crossed swords in the Women's Team Foil Italy v Russia gold medal match, which Italy won 45-31.
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Deriglazova leaps and lunges

London 2012 - Inna Deriglazova's stunning athleticism in her tie with Elisa Di Francisca couldn't bring Russia victory over Italy.
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Team celebration

London 2012 - Ilaria Salvatori, Arianna Errigo, Elisa Di Francisca and Valentina Vezzali of Italy celebrate winning gold against Russia in the Women's Team Foil.
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Shake on it

London 2012 - South Korea's Nam Hyun-Hee and Corinne Maitrejean of France shake hands after the Women's Team Foil bronze medal match.
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Shanaeva blocks Vezzali

London 2012 - Russia’s Aida Shanaeva defends against veteran fencer from Italy Valentina Vezzali, but is outscored 5 to 3 during the gold medal fencing match in women’s team foil.
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Defensive foil play

London 2012 - Larisa Korobeynikova of Russia fends off her Italian opponent in the Women's Team Foil gold medal match.
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Gold joy for Italy

London 2012 - Di Francisca looks on as Vezzali and Salvatori celebrate their gold over Russia in the Women's Team Foil.
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