Lei Sheng wins fencing gold
LONDON -- Fencer Lei Sheng of China won the gold medal in men's individual foil at the Olympics, beating Alaaeldin Abouelkassem of Egypt 15-13 in Tuesday's final.
Abouelkassem, who struggled with an arm injury, became the first fencer from the African continent to win an Olympic medal. It was Lei's first gold medal at a major competition, topping his second-place finish at the 2010 world championships.
"I did not expect to win a medal," Lei said through an interpreter. "I was well ...
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