In the fencing European championship passing in the Bulgarian Plovdiv the Nikolaev foil fencer Ekaterina Chentsova reached to 1/16 finals where conceded to Frenchwoman Corrine Metrezhan - 7:15.
One more Nikolaev fencer Anastasia Moskovskaya finished competitions at a preliminary stage where won one victory over Turkish woman Korkmaz that at five defeats was obviously insufficiently for an exit in 1/16 finals.
We will notice that ours 18 - summer little girls were one of the youngest participants of "adult" European superiority.
And the victory in the European championship was celebrated by the fivefold Olympic champion 35 - summer Valentina Vezzali from Italy. In the final it without special problems dealt with too quite eminent fencer Katya Vekhter from Germany - 15:8.
Fencing European championship. Zheshchina.Rapier. 1. V. Vezzali (Italy). 2. K. Vekhter (Germany). 3. G. Varga (Hungary), A. Errigo (Italy) … 17. O. Leleyko (Ukraine), 25. E. Hismatullina (Ukraine), 29. E. Chentsova (Ukraine, Nikolaev), 38. A. Moskovskaya (Ukraine, Nikolaev).