Estonian fencer Lehis wins epee world championship round, women's team finishes 11th

  • 2020-02-10
  • BNS/TBT Staff

TALLINN - Estonian fencer Katrina Lehis won the individual competition in women's epee at 2020 World Cup Barcelona on Saturday, whereas the Estonian women's epee team was knocked out of the competition in the round of 16 on Sunday.

Lehis beat Frenchwoman Alexandra Louis Marie in the finals 15-8, Postimees reported. In the semifinals, Lehis had won Russia fencer Tatyana Gudkova 11-10. 

The Estonian women's epee team made up of Erika Kirpu, Julia Beljajeva, Katrina Lehis and Kristina Kuusk reached the round of 16 in Barcelona, where they were eliminated by Hungary 40-31. The team finished in 11th place overall.