UKRAINE WINS ITS FIRST GOLD

15:14, 14 August 2008
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First ever Women`s Team Sabre gold goes to Ukraine

Olga Kharlan has won the gold in the Women`s Team Sabre event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 14
Ukraine has won the gold in the inaugural Women`s Team Sabre event at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 14, defeating China 45-44, according to the official web site of the Olympic Games in Beijing.

The Ukraine team is comprised of Olga Kharlan (World No. 15), Olena Khmorova (World No. 32), Halyna Pundyk (World No. 34), and reserve Olha Zhovnir.

China`s Sabre team is made up of Tan Xue (World No. 4), Bao Yingying (World No. 6), and Huang Haiyang (World No. 20).

The bronze went to the United States.

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