LIVE Fencing, European Championships 2022 LIVE: Italy in the final with France in women’s foil, bad figure for sabers. From 15.00 the medals are up for grabs


12.23 Thanks for following this long day of OA Sport friends’ assaults with us! We give you an appointment a few minutes before 3.00 pm to follow together the finals of the men’s saber and women’s foil team tests: the blue Dream Team is on the hunt for continental gold! Thanks and see you later!

12.18 Below is the picture of the women’s foil semifinals:

ITALY-Germany 45-23
France-Poland 45-28

Final for the bronze: Germany-Poland, at 15.00
Final for gold: ITALY-France, around 4.40 pm

12.15 France has almost closed the case …

12.12 Transalpine five hits from the final in women’s team foil: Poland under 40-27.

12.09 In the meantime, the scoreboard of the men’s saber has been defined, here are the results of the two semifinals:

France-Hungary 35-45
Turkey-Ukraine 43-45

Final for the bronze: Turkey-France, around 4.00 pm
Final for gold: Hungary-Ukraine, at approximately 5.45 pm

12.07 France currently leads 37-24!

12.06 Cowardly predictions fully respected: the tricolor quartet is unrivaled! Arianna Errgo, Martina Favaretto, Francesca Palumbo and Alice Volpi are now waiting for the winner of Poland-France: let’s take a look at the progress of the match!



43-21, Double tap Ebert, but it’s too late!


42-19, Italy again! Triumphal semifinal for our fencers!

41-19, Arianna scores!

40-19, Two very fast lunges by Favaretto! It’s up to Arianna Errigo to close the games, Leonie Ebert is for her!

38-19, Sauer finds the target, Italy has double the points right now …

38-18, The German does not react.

37-18, Five hits suffered and zero scored for Sauer!

35-18, 10 hits to the finish line! One step medal!

34-18, Another winning thrust! Martina today is a steamroller …

33-18, Martina Favaretto earns the first point of the assault against Anne Sauer.

Meanwhile, we would like to point out that France is dominating against Poland (25-11): a derby is looming with the transalpine cousins ​​in the final act …

32-18, Palumbo takes a patch, time out. The protagonists change.

31-18, Best assault of the semifinal so far for Behr.

31-17, Behr replies.

31-16, Stuttgart signed by Palumbo!

30-16, The German tries to redeem herself.

30-15, Francesca Palumbo gives a point to the opponent Leandra Behr.

30-14, Here’s the thing: continental silver Arianna Errigo wins this assault too!

29-14, A jab at the exchange.

28-13, Errigo does not give up an inch!

27-13, Sauer sinks again.

27-12, Arianna’s response is immediate!

25-12, Teutonic target.

Arianna Errigo-Anne Sauer the next challenge.

25-11, The fencer of the Air Force closes the accounts!

23-11, Ebert tries to put a piece on it, Italy had slipped 10 consecutive points!

23-10, Palumbo on the shields after a first slightly opaque assault!

22-10, Another hit inflicted on the very fresh European Champion!

21-10, Francesca Palumbo returns to the platform: Leonie Ebert is for her.

20-10, Partial of 5-0 and Germany pushed back in the score! Very good Martina!

18-10, The Treviso class 2001 is dominating the assault!

17-10, Another winning thrust!

16-10, Martina seems to be in great shape today!

15-10, Here is the italic point! The protagonists change, on the platform Martina Favaretto against Leandra Behr.

He is recovering!

Some technical problems for Anne Sauer, who has already returned to her corner twice. Palumbo lacks a jab to end the assault.

14-10, Francesca on target!

13-10, Partial of 1-8 Germanic …

12-8, Palumbo in confusion, the margin placed in the farmhouse by Favaretto and Errigo is dissipating …

12-6, Sauer sinks again.

12-5, Third consecutive point for the German.

12-4, Sauer is not there and tries to mend.

12-2, Double-digit advantage!

11-2, Palumbo makes his debut in the best way!

10-2, The assault proceeds smoothly for Italy! Now it’s up to Francesca Palumbo against Anne Sauer.

9-2, Another couple of shots on target: an important partial at the start in favor of the blue!

7-2, Arianna Errigo also approached the platform with the right spirit: two consecutive hits inflicted on Leandra Behr.

5-2, Favaretto on Ebert, the match starts well!

11.14: Alice Volpi shouldn’t shoot again. The Tuscany was not at its best physically before the European Championships. There will be Errigo, Palumbo and Favaretto.

11.10: We are awaiting the start of the match between Italy and Germany, women’s foil semifinal.

10.40: These are the semifinals of the men’s saber


10.38: Appointment at 11.00 with the semifinals of women’s foil


10.35: Italy eliminated by Turkey in the men’s saber quarter-finals. A truly unacceptable defeat for a blue quartet that disappointed a lot. Very bad the two young people and also the “veteran” Curatoli.

36-44 Turkey to a jab from the semifinal.

36-43 Two hits by Curatoli.

34-43 Nothing to do. Three consecutive hits by the Turkish.

34-42 It’s almost over!

34-41 Immediately hit by Yildirim.

34-40 We are not there! Now we really need a miracle from Curatoli against Yildirim.

33-39 Gallo returns to -6. Really complicated situation.

31-38 Italy disaster! We are down by seven hits. Only a miracle of Curatoli can save us.

30-35 Turkey dreams of a sensational victory against Italy. Now Gallo against Aslan.

28-33 Very difficult moment for Italy. Torre is also suffering a partial negative.

28-30 Bad assault by Gallo against Yldirim (3-13) and Italy under 30-28.

28-28 Yldirim draws. Difficult moment for Gallo.

10.23: Italy leading 28-25 against Turkey.

10.17: Now Italy awaits the winner of the other quarter-final between Germany and Spain (30-15 for the Germans at the moment).

10.16: Fiorettisti in the semifinals! A comfortable 45-20 opens the way to the podium for Italy.

10.14: Michele Gallo makes his debut in a team competition of the European Championships. Italy ahead 15-9.

10.12: 40-18 for the blue foil players. There are five hits to go to the semifinal.

10.10: Very good Pietro Torre, who finds a 5-2 and brings Italy forward over Turkey for 10-6.

10.08: Luca Curatoli closes the first assault against Aslan at 5-4

10.06: Italy on 35-12. The blues are very close to qualifying for the semifinal.

10.05: The quarter-final of the men’s saber has also begun. Italy versus Turkey.

10.01: 30-10 for Italy that is dominating against Romania.

9.58: Palumbo comfortably maintains the advantage for Italy. 25-9 for the blue.

9.55: Peremptory 5-0 by Martina Favaretto against Saveanu. Italy in total control. 20-7.

9.53: Palumbo dominates against Calugareanu and Italy that flies on 15-7.

9.50: Errigo extends 10-6 for Italy. A challenge that should be in control for the blue.

9.45: 5-4 for Favaretto after the first assault against Corbu. Now it will be up to Errigo and Saveanu.

9.40: The challenge between Italy and Romania begins. Alice Volpi will be kept at rest. Martina Favaretto and Emilia Corbu are now on the platform.

9.37: The quarter-finals of the men’s saber have been outlined


9.35: Very short on the platform the foil players against Romania.

9.34: Turkey won! Company of the team that beats Georgia for 45-42 and will face Italy.

9.33: Crazy Bazadze! 43-42 for Turkey, but the Georgian now believes in a resounding victory.

9.30: Sandro Bazadze is trying an incredible comeback. He was under 40-31 and is now four jabs from the Turkish. 42-38.

9.22: Turkey surprisingly ahead for 36-28.

9.20: Georgia and Turkey are on the platform in the men’s saber. Whoever wins will catch Italy in the quarter-finals.

9.05: Quarter-finals scheduled at 9.30


8.59: Romania imposes itself 45-38 against Austria and will face Italy in the quarter-finals.

8.53: Poland (45-24 to Turkey) and Ukraine (45-23 to Great Britain) have already qualified for the quarterfinals.

8.50: Romania stretches. 38-28 for the Romanians who see the quarter-finals against Italy.

8.44: Austria back down against Romania. 29-25 for Romanians.

8.35: Update of the challenges currently in progress

Romania-Austria 26-19
Poland-Turkey 35-16
Ukraine-Georgia 33-14

8.26: Romania in the lead 18-12 against Austria in the fifth assault.

8.19: In the other two round of 16 Poland and Ukraine are easily winning over Turkey and Georgia.

8.15: Austria shortening to 12-8.

8.05: Romania is leading easily 11-4 against Austria.

8.00: The attacks of the round of 16 in the women’s foil team trial begin. Particular attention for Romania-Austria, from which the name of Italy’s opponent will come out.

7.50: Later also the sabers on the platform. They too start from the quarter-finals and will immediately have to contend with all probability against Georgia (against Turkey in the second round) of reigning European champion Sandro Bazadze.

7.44: Attention in the semifinals to the possible crossing with Germany of Leonie Ebert, reigning European champion, and Anna Sauer. It will not be a simple challenge and the best Italy will be needed. In the lower part of the scoreboard, France shouldn’t have too many problems in hitting the final.

7.42: Italy is seeded number one and will begin its journey already from the quarter-finals, facing the winner of the eighth final between Romania and Austria.

7.38: Arianna Errigo, Alice Volpi, respectively silver and bronze in the individual, Francesca Palumbo and Martina Favaretto will get off the platform.

7.35: There is great expectation in Italy especially for the foil players. The blues present themselves at the starting line as the team to beat and everything seems to lead to a duel with France, also given the absence of Russia.

7.32: Today the program of team competitions opens, with the women’s foil and the men’s saber.

7.30: We begin the live broadcast of the fourth day of the European fencing championships in Antalya.

Good morning friends of OA Sport and welcome to LIVE LIVE of the 2022 European Fencing Championships. The Turkish platforms of Antalya team competitions open their doors: it’s up to foilers and sabers to challenge each other in the tests dedicated to quartets.

Medal ambitions for the Azzurri in both disciplines, but the vice Olympic champion Luigi Samele will not be at the starting line after the forfeit in the individual event: Giovanni Repetti replaces him. Together with him Luca Curatoli, Michele Gallo and Pietro Torre.

The foil specialists Arianna Errigo, Martina Favaretto, Francesca Palumbo and Alice Volpi they fear no one, thanks to the excellent seasonal results: target the highest step of the podium, lhe Italian fencing tradition, on the other hand, has no rivals in this weapon.

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Everyone on the platform at 8.00 Italian time, semifinals and finals will start at 17.30. Follow the LIVE LIVE curated by OA Sport if you don’t want to miss a single assault: today could turn out to be a glorious day. See you later and have fun!

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LIVE Fencing, European Championships 2022 LIVE: Italy in the final with France in women’s foil, bad figure for sabers. From 15.00 the medals are up for grabs

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