Vezzali survives in battle of Italian greats
ATHENS, Greece -- Valentina Vezzali beat longtime teammate Giovanna Trillini 15-11 to win the gold medal in foil Wednesday night in a matchup of two Italian greats.
Vezzali won her fourth Olympic fencing gold, equaling the most won by a woman. The silver was Trillini's seventh Olympic medal, tying her for tops among women's fencers. Trillini also has four golds.
Sylwia Gruchala of Poland beat Aida Mohamed of Hungary 15-9 to win the bronze.
Vezzali and Trillini have ...
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