The penultimate day of action in Rome saw four gold medals on offer ©IWAS

Russia's Ksenia Ovsyannikova clinched her second gold medal in as many days as she topped the podium in the women's épée "C" category event at the International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports Federation Wheelchair Fencing World Championships in Rome.

Ovsyannikova beat Germany's Ulrike Lotz-Lange in a repeat of yesterday's foil final to add another medal to her personal haul at the Hilton Rome Airport.

The Russian fencer again got the better of her German opponent as she claimed a comfortable 15-8 victory.

The bronze medals in the category went to Anna Gladilina of Russia and Consuelo Nora of Italy, who also won a bronze medal yesterday.

There was further individual glory for Russia as Alexander Logutenko triumphed in the men's foil "C" event with a hard-fought 15-13 win over South Korea's Park Chun-hee in the final.

William Russo of Italy and Serhii Shavkun of the Ukraine both went home with bronze medals.

Italy won two team titles to add to their victory yesterday ©IWAS
Italy won two team titles to add to their victory yesterday ©IWAS

Italy earned their second team crown of the event, following up their success in the men's foil by taking gold in the men's sabre division.

The host nation denied Russia another gold medal on the penultimate day of action as they overcame their opponents 45-40 in the final.

Greece and the Ukraine were awarded bronze.

The home team quickly added a third team title in the women's foil event as they overcame Russia 45-23 in a one-sided gold medal match.

Hungary and Hong Kong claimed the final two spots on the podium as they earned bronze.

The Championships in the Italian capital conclude tomorrow.