In Foggia (Italy) more than one hundred sablistka on Friday participated in a series stage Gran - at.
Greatly the Nikolaev sportswoman Olga Harlan who became the bronze prize-winner acted. On a way to a pedestal she won against Romanian Elena Muntyana - 15:8, Russian Svetlana Kormilitsina - 15:12, Frenchwoman Charlotte Lembakh - 15:13, the Italian to Ilari Byanko - 15:9. Olga conceded in a semi-final to the Pole Bogne Yuzvyak - 12:15 which, in turn, in a decisive duel lost titled Mariel Zagunis from the USA - 13:15.
One more our compatriot Elena Homrovaya left fight already in 1/32 finals, having suffered defeat from Italian Iren Vekka - 8:15. At the Nikolaev sablistka 33-е place.
The pupil of the Nikolaev fencing Nina Kozlova who nowadays represents Kiev, also stopped performances at the same stage, having taken place in the final protocol on 50-й positions.
Other Ukrainian sablistka were content with such places in general classification: Irina Kravchuk - 16-е, Elena Voronina - 45-е, Galina Pundik - 46-е, Olga Zhovnir - 79-е.
And on Sunday again - in Foggia sablistka defined the best already in team tournament which had the World Cup stage status. Here the national team of Ukraine proved in all splendor - at Harlan and her girlfriends "gold"! In 1/8 finals of the Ukrainian did without problems in a match with a team of Spain - 45:26. Further were prostrate France - 45:39, China - 45:33, and in the final and Russia - 45:38. As they say, behind a clear advantage! This victory allowed the national team of Ukraine to head a rating of a command World Cup. At our girls of 358 points, at the next persecutors from China - 354. The third there are Americans - the 344, fourth place at Russians - 304 points. Other national teams thoroughly lagged behind.
The following stage of a command World Cup will take place on March 22 in Algeria.