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In Saratov, at the fencing tournament of the 5th Russian Youth Spartakiad among juniors, individual and team saber fencers were held. The CSKA sportswoman has two gold medals on her account – in individual and team championships.

Army athlete Daria Drozd won the gold medal in the women’s individual saber championship on the first day of the fencing tournament of the 5th Russian Youth Spartakiad.

At the semi-final stage, the army athlete defeated Maria Kuznetsova with a score of 15: 5, and in the final she took over Anastasia Shorokhova with a score of 15:12.

The Moscow team took the first place in the team saber competition. The team included CSKA athlete Daria Drozd, as well as Anastasia Osipova, Alina Pastukhova and Vlada Plekhanova.

The teams from Moscow and Novosibirsk met in the final. In the first fight, Anastasia Shorokhova outplayed Vlad Plekhanova – 5: 1. And Daria Drozd, won against Maria Kuznetsova – 9: 4. After that, the Moscow saber fencers were stronger in three more fights, after which the score became 25:18 in their favor. Then Maria Shumskaya got the better of Drozd – 7: 5, and then Maria Kuznetsova defeated Anastasia Osipova – 9: 5, thanks to which the score became 35:34. Plekhanova, having beaten Shumskaya – 5: 1, again created a good lead for her team. In the final fight, Daria Drozd supported her teammates and ended the match with the victory of the Moscow team – 45:41.

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