Ukrainian fencers finished the individual competitions at the World Championship. Herey is 23rd (PHOTOS)

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Ukrainian fencers finished the individual competitions at the World Championship. Herey is 23rd (PHOTOS)

Individual competitions at the Fencing World Championships for Ukrainian fencers have finished. Maksym Khvorost, Bogdan Nikishin and Anatoliy Herey from Uzhgorod were competing in play-off rounds. 

Recall that the Transcarpathian athlete in the previous round won all six matches and qualified to the TAB 64 round

At this stage, Anatoliy Herey without any problems defeated Savvas Kavvadias from Greece - 15:10.

The leader of the national team Bogdan Nikishin in his match defeated an ex-Ukrainian, now representative of Uzbekistan Oleg Sokolov - 15:12. According to the draw, in the next round the Ukrainians had to fence against each other. At the very beginning of the match, the Uzhgorod athlete started attacking and, unfortunately, lost 6:1.In the second three-minute round, Anatoliy managed to reduce the handicap and tried to equilize the score. However, experienced Bogdan Nikishin managed to outwit the teammate and celebrated the victory in this match - 15:13. 

Bogdan Nikishin became the best of the Ukrainians athletes taking the 11th place, our Anatoliy Herey is 23rd, and Maksym Khvorost finished 44th.   

The next stage for the men's fencing team of Ukraine is the team tournament. The four Ukrainian musketeers will start fencing on Tuesday, July 25 (the beginning of the competitions is approximately at 9.30). Online results will be available HERE. Live broadcast can be watched HERE

Recal that the Ukrainian fencers are the current world champions, they won the title in Moscow in 2015. 

A few moments of the World Championships in Leipzig in the photos of Bizzi-Trifiletti, FIE

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It should be noted that the first medal for the national team of Ukraine at the World Championship was won by the renowned saberist Olga Kharlan, who in the final left no chances to the opponent Azza Besbes (Tunisia) and won the match for gold medal - 15:5. Congratulations to Olga on the victory! 

Tags: Leipzig, World Fencing Championship, fencers, championship, champion, Anatoliy Herey, Transcarpathia, Transcarpathian Federation of Fencing, Germany, Bogdan Nikishin, fencing, epee, World Championship

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