: Ukrainian women's fencing team wins silver at Rio Olympics

11:57 Aug. 14, 2016

Ukrainian women's fencing team wins silver at Rio Olympics

Ukraine team pose with their silver medals on the podium after the womens team sabre fencing event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo)

Ukraine has now four Olympic medals

The Ukrainian women's sabre fencing team has won silver at 2016 Rio Olympics. The athletes were beaten by the Russian team in the final match with 30:45, and left the US team with the third place.

Olha Kharlan, Alina Komashchuk, Olena Kravatska, and Olena Voronina's results has brought the third silver medal to Ukraine. Earlier, Kharlan won bronze in individual sabre fencing.

Ukrainian shooter Sergii Kulish won a silver medal in men's 10-metre air rifle. Having scored 206,1 in the final round, he lost to the gold winner, Italy's Niccolo Campriani, and left Russia's Vladimir Maslennikov at the third place.

Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev won the second silver medal for Ukraine at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.

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