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Olympic Medal: W Individual Foil

July 28, 2012 at 3:18 PM

LONDON, July 28 (UPI) -- Elisa Di Francisca led an Italian sweep of the medals Saturday in the women's individual foil.

The silver went to Arianna Errigo and the bronze to three-time defending champion Valentina Vezzali, who had been trying to become the first woman in Olympic history to win the same event four straight times.

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Italy recorded the first medal sweep of the London Olympics. It was the second time there had been a sweep of the medals in this event, Germany having done so in Seoul 24 years ago.

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