Simona Gherman has won the gold medal at the European Fencing championships in Torun, Poland. Gherman has defeated her own colleague, Ana Maria Popescu at the individual fencing category with a score of 9-5.
Previously, Simona Gherman has defeated Jospehine Coquin, France with 13-12, Irina Embrich with 15-11 and Julia Beljajeva, with 15-12 from Estonia, Monika Sozanska, 13-10, from Germany and in semifinals she beat Renata Knapik-Miazga, 15-12 from Poland.
Ana Maria Popescu, who won the silver, has managed to beat Aleksandra Zamachowska, 15-13, from Poland, Kristina Kuusk (15-7) from Estonia, Iana Semiakina, 15-9, from Ukraine, Simona Pop, 15-9, Romania and in the semifinals she beat Emese Szasz, Hungary with a score of 13-12.
This is the second European title at this category for Simona Gherman and this is her 7th gold medal. She has won before at the European championships in 2012.