Brazilian Wins Gold and Makes History at Fencing World Cup in Hungary

Nathalie Moellhausen achieved victory during the tournament in Budapest by defeating China's Sheng Lin in the Individual Épée final match. She will compete with the Brazilian team on Saturday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Nathalie Moellhausen won Brazil's first fencing gold medal, in the Women's Individual Épée event, by defeating Chinese Sheng Lin in the final, by 13/12 in overtime, on Thursday, July 18th in the Fencing World Cup held in Budapest, Hungary.

In addition to becoming world champion at age 33, the naturalized Brazilian, formerly an Italian citizen, won the first gold medal for Brazil in the history of this competition.

Following the World Cup in Hungary, Nathalie is already preparing for the Pan American Games in Lima. In the Peruvian capital, she will be . . .

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