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Italy’s Alex Schwazer wins men’s 50km walk

Alex Schwazer from Italy has won the men’s 50km walk in a time of 3:37:09.
Australia’s Jared Tallent won the bronze medal and Denis Nizhegorodov from Russia won the bronze medal.

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Yin Jian has won China’s first gold medal in sailing, by wining the women’s RS:X - windsurfing event.
Alessandra Sensini from Italy won the silver medal and Bryony Shaw from Great Britain won the bronze medal.

France has defeated the United States to win the gold medal in men’s team sabre, fencing.
Italy beat Russia 45-44 to win the bronze medal.
France:
LOPEZ Nicolas
PILLET Julien
SANSON Boris
United States
MOREHOUSE Tim
ROGERS Jason
SMART Keeth
WILLIAMS James
Italy
MONTANO Aldo
OCCHIUZZI Diego
PASTORE Giampiero
TARANTINO Luigi

Poland has won the gold medal in men’s quad fours, rowing.
Italy won the silver and France the bronze medal.
Poland:
WASIELEWSKI Konrad
KOLBOWICZ Marek
JELINSKI Michal
KOROL Adam
Italy:
AGAMENNONI Luca
VENIER Simone
GALTAROSSA Rossano
RAINERI Simone
France:
COEFFIC Jonathan
PELTIER Pierre-Jean
BAHAIN Julien
BERREST Cedric

Russia has won the gold medal in women’s team foil. United States won the silver and Italy won the bronze medal.
Russian Federation team:
BOYKO Svetlana
LAMONOVA Evgenia
NIKICHINA Victoria
SHANAEVA Aida
United States
CROSS Emily
SMART Erinn
THOMPSON Hanna
Italy
GRANBASSI Margherita
SALVATORI Ilaria
TRILLINI Giovanna
VEZZALI Maria Valentina

France has won the gold medal at the men’s team epee at the Beijing Olympics.
Poland lost France in the play-off and they take the silver medal.
The French team comprised of Jerome Jeannet, his brother Fabrice Jeannet and Ulrich Robeiri. Tomasz Motyka, Robert Andrzejuk, and Radoslaw Zawrotniak make up the Polish [...]

Andrea Minguzzi from Italy has won the gold medal in 84kg greco-roman. Zoltan Fodor from Hungary picked up the silver medal.
Nazmi Avluca from Turkey and Ara Abrahamian from Sweden both won bronze medals.