Hungary’s Eszter Muhari clinched a dramatic gold medal in the cadet women’s épée final at the Junior and Cadets World Fencing Championships in the Polish city of Toruń.
Muhari faced Italy’s Gaia Cafirio in the gold medal match at Arena Toruń.
The fencers were equally matched throughout the final, leaving the scores locked at 14-14.
The decisive final point went in Muhari’s favour, ensuring the Hungarian took gold.
Muhari had beaten Hungary’s Lili Buki 15-10 in his semi-final.
Buki was awarded one of the two bronze medals following her loss in the last four.
Home favourite Zofia Janelli also featured on the podium, after the Pole lost 15-12 to Cafirio in her semi-final.
Italy were assured of gold in the men’s competition after Enrico Piatti and Dario Remondini advanced to the final.
Piatti had won 15-9 against Russia’s Kirill Gurov in the semi-finals, while Remondini beat Finland’s Akseli Heinamaa 15-10.
The gold medal was claimed by Piatti as he earned a dominant 15-6 win over Remondini in the final.
Gurov and Heinamaa were awarded bronze medals.
The Championships will conclude tomorrow with the junior team events.