Silver for Fiamingo in the Épée, Italy's first medal
Rossella Fiamingo has won Italy's first medal at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The Italian epeeist (photos GMT/Mezzelani), led 10-6, but was caught up and defeated by the Hungarian, Szasz 15-13, however she still brings home silver. The athlete from Catania reached the final by beating China's Sun 12-11 in extra time. At her second Olympics, Fiamingo, winner of the World Championships in 2014 and 2015, improves on the seventh place she achieved in London 2012.