James Davis wins historic European fencing gold for Britain

18 June 2014 BBC Online


Olympic fencer James Davis secured Britain's first-ever European foil gold by defeating Alexey Cheremisinov of Russia in Strasbourg, France.
Davis, 22, claimed two bronze medals at last year's Euros, but won his maiden European title with a 15-11 victory.
He had booked his place in the final by defeating reigning champion Peter Joppich of Germany 15-8 at the semi-final stage.

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